North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

Welcome to the Air Quality Forecast web page. Tomorrow's forecasts are posted each day by 3pm (EDT) and are updated at 10am the next morning, if necessary.

Air Quality observed on Sunday, 05/20/2018 (Change date)

Charlotte

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 41

Ozone

Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell Counties

Fayetteville

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 33

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 27

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 39

Ozone

Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake Counties

Western Ridge Tops

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Elevations above 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Western Valleys

Sunday

05/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 41

Particle Pollution

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties
Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code
Charlotte 41 33 GREEN
Fayetteville 33 23 GREEN
Hickory 40 40 GREEN
Rocky Mount 27 23 GREEN
Triad 45 40 GREEN
Triangle 39 31 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 47 GREEN
Western Valleys 36 41 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 05/21/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Monday

05/21/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Cabarrus, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union and southern Iredell Counties

Fayetteville

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

Alamance, Caswell, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Guilford, Randolph, Rockingham, and Stokes Counties

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 50

Ozone

Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnston, Orange, Person, Vance, and Wake Counties

Western Ridge Tops

Monday

05/21/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Elevations above 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Western Valleys

Monday

05/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Elevations below 4000 feet in Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey Counties

Last Updated: 05/20/2018 01:49 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 51 42 YELLOW
Fayetteville 44 40 GREEN
Hickory 45 45 GREEN
Rocky Mount 42 40 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

50 45 GREEN
Triangle 50 42 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 51 45 YELLOW
Western Valleys 43 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 05/22/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

Forecast data for tomorrow will be available at 3:05 PM EDT.