North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Saturday, 01/19/2019 (Change date)

Charlotte

Saturday

01/19/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 63

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

01/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 29

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

01/19/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 55

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

01/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

01/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 31

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

Saturday

01/19/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 52

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Saturday

01/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Saturday

01/19/2019

GREEN

AQI = 30

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 26 63 YELLOW
Fayetteville 29 GREEN
Hickory 15 55 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 20 GREEN
Triad 31 GREEN
Triangle 29 52 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 32 GREEN
Western Valleys 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 01/20/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 21

Particle Pollution

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Sunday

01/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 20

Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 01/19/2019 10:20 AM EST

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 20 GREEN
Fayetteville 20 GREEN
Hickory 20 GREEN
Rocky Mount 20 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

21 GREEN
Triangle 20 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 20 GREEN
Western Valleys 20 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Monday, 01/21/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

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