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
CommuteSmart Alabama
 
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 12:00 CST
79
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 20 Good
Particles (PM10) 15 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 79 Moderate
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
52
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
50
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
52
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
50
Good
Forecast Discussion: Saturday-Monday: Surface high pressure will be in control on Saturday and will provide mostly clear skies. A shortwave will move from the Plains to the Ohio River Valley on Sunday and will lead to an increase in clouds and rainfall. The combination of a surge of moisture and some possible instability on Monday will mean a mostly cloudy skies with rainfall. Winds will be southerly around 5 mph on Saturday, from the southeast at 5-10 mph on Sunday, and from the south to southwest at 5-10 mph on Monday. PM2.5 is expected to be in the yellow range on Saturday and in the green range on Sunday and Monday. ML
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