North Carolina Air Quality Forecast Center

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Air Quality observed on Monday, 09/24/2018 (Change date)

Charlotte

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 35

Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 23

Ozone

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 23

Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 22

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 26

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

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 29

Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Monday

09/24/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone

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

Western Valleys

Monday

09/24/2018

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 22 35 GREEN
Fayetteville 23 GREEN
Hickory 18 23 GREEN
Rocky Mount 22 22 GREEN
Triad 17 26 GREEN
Triangle 23 29 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 30 GREEN
Western Valleys 27 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Tuesday, 09/25/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

Charlotte

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Fayetteville

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Cumberland and Harnett Counties

Hickory

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties

Rocky Mount

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

Edgecombe and Nash Counties

Triad

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 35

Ozone

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County Environmental Assistance and Protection

Triangle

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Western Ridge Tops

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Western Valleys

Tuesday

09/25/2018

GREEN

AQI = 30

Ozone / Particle Pollution

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

Last Updated: 09/24/2018 02:37 PM EDT

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

Forecast courtesy of Forsyth County OEAP

35 33 GREEN
Triangle 30 30 GREEN
Western Ridge Tops 30 30 GREEN
Western Valleys 30 30 GREEN

Air Quality Forecast for Wednesday, 09/26/2018

Forecast Map Unavailable

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