Birmingham
 
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AQI: Good (0 - 50) AQI: Good (0 - 50)
Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
AQI: Moderate (51 - 100) AQI: Moderate (51 - 100)
Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150) AQI: Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (101 - 150)
Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.
AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200) AQI: Unhealthy (151 - 200)
Everyone may begin to experience health effects members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
 AQI:Very Unhealthy (201 - 300) AQI: Very Unhealthy (201 - 300)
Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects.
AQI: Hazardous(301 - 500) AQI: Hazardous (301 - 500)
Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
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Local Air Quality Resources
Alabama Partners for Clean Air
 
State Air Quality Resources
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Alabama Department of Environmental Management - Air Quality
Alabama Department of Environmental Management Contacts
Alabama Highest Daily 1-Hour Average Ozone Values
Alabama Highest Daily 8-Hour Average Ozone Values
American Lung Association (ALA) of Alabama
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 19:00 CDT
52
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Note: Values above 500 are considered Beyond the AQI. Follow recommendations for the Hazardous category. Additional information on reducing exposure to extremely high levels of particle pollution is available here.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone 24 Good
Particles (PM10) 14 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 52 Moderate
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
50
Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
38
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
50
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
38
Good
Forecast Discussion: Saturday-Monday: An area of high pressure currently located across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic will continue to move eastward and be centered near the East Coast on Saturday. Central Alabama will be located on the western edge of an upper level ridge on Saturday as a trough moves eastward over the Midwest. A dry day is expected Saturday. By Sunday, the trough over the Midwest will begin to approach Alabama. The trough and associated low pressure area will be centered over Alabama on Monday. Clouds will be on the increase on Sunday, with rain chances beginning late Sunday afternoon. Widespread rainfall is expected beginning on Sunday night, and especially during the day on Monday, with a few thunderstorms also possible. PM2.5 levels are expected to be in the YELLOW range on Saturday, and fall into the GREEN range for Sunday and Monday. MJL
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