North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Monday, 11/19/2018 (Change date)

Charlotte

Monday

11/19/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 62

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Monday

11/19/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

11/19/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

11/19/2018

GREEN

AQI = 42

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

11/19/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 70

Particle Pollution

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Monday

11/19/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 68

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Monday

11/19/2018

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Monday

11/19/2018

YELLOW

AQI = 54

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 62 YELLOW
Fayetteville 30 GREEN
Hickory 41 58 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 42 GREEN
Triad 36 70 YELLOW
Triangle 34 68 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 43 GREEN
Western Valleys 31 54 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 11/20/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 42

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Tuesday

11/20/2018

GREEN

AQI = 45

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 11/20/2018 12:00 AM EST

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

42 GREEN
Triangle 45 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 45 GREEN
Western Valleys 45 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 11/21/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 44

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Wednesday

11/21/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 11/20/2018 02:38 PM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 30 GREEN
Fayetteville 30 GREEN
Hickory 30 GREEN
Rocky Mount 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

44 GREEN
Triangle 30 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 30 GREEN
Western Valleys 30 GREEN