North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Friday, 07/19/2019 (Change date)

Charlotte

Friday

07/19/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 90

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 47

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 46

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Data courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 44

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Friday

07/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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 90 YELLOW
Fayetteville 47 35 GREEN
Hickory 42 33 GREEN
Rocky Mount 46 43 GREEN
Triad 49 42 GREEN
Triangle 44 43 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 36 GREEN
Western Valleys 35 29 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 07/20/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 61

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Saturday

07/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 07/19/2019 02:03 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 58 51 YELLOW
Fayetteville 49 51 YELLOW
Hickory 48 51 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 45 51 YELLOW
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

61 51 YELLOW
Triangle 51 51 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 42 51 YELLOW
Western Valleys 40 51 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 07/21/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 77

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

07/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 43

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 53

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

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Sunday

07/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 07/20/2019 01:05 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 77 55 YELLOW
Fayetteville 51 48 YELLOW
Hickory 51 51 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 43 40 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

51 53 YELLOW
Triangle 67 51 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 51 51 YELLOW
Western Valleys 45 51 YELLOW