North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Friday, 09/20/2019 (Change date)

Charlotte

Friday

09/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Friday

09/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Friday

09/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 58

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Friday

09/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 32

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Friday

09/20/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 61

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

09/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Friday

09/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 49

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Friday

09/20/2019

GREEN

AQI = 45

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 58 YELLOW
Fayetteville 42 29 GREEN
Hickory 58 28 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 32 14 GREEN
Triad 61 29 YELLOW
Triangle 49 28 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 49 GREEN
Western Valleys 45 41 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Saturday, 09/21/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 80

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Saturday

09/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 40

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 67

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Saturday

09/21/2019

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 72

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Saturday

09/21/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 09/21/2019 11:10 AM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 80 40 YELLOW
Fayetteville 40 30 GREEN
Hickory 67 35 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 35 25 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

72 54 YELLOW
Triangle 53 30 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 51 44 YELLOW
Western Valleys 51 44 YELLOW

Air Quality Forecast for Sunday, 09/22/2019

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 83

Ozone

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

Fayetteville

Sunday

09/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 42

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 70

Ozone

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Sunday

09/22/2019

GREEN

AQI = 36

Ozone

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 75

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 53

Ozone

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

Western Ridge Tops

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Sunday

09/22/2019

YELLOW

AQI = 51

Ozone

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

Last Updated: 09/21/2019 02:32 PM EDT

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very
Unhealthy
Forecast Area Ozone AQI PM2.5 AQI Color Code Notices
Charlotte 83 45 YELLOW
Fayetteville 42 35 GREEN
Hickory 70 40 YELLOW
Rocky Mount 36 30 GREEN
Triad

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

75 57 YELLOW
Triangle 53 40 YELLOW
Western Ridge Tops 51 44 YELLOW
Western Valleys 51 44 YELLOW