Forsyth County-Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point
 
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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
Triad Air Quality Forecast
 
State Air Quality Resources
American Lung Association (ALA) of North Carolina
Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection
Mecklenburg County Air Quality
NC DHHS Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch - Protecting Yourself from Ground-Level Ozone
North Carolina DENR - Contact DAQ
North Carolina DENR - DAQ - Air Awareness Program - Ozone Forecast Center
North Carolina DENR - Division of Air Quality (DAQ)
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency
 
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 13:00 EDT
54
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
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 54 Moderate
Particles (PM10) 12 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 18 Good
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
49
Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
58
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
49
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
27
Good
Ozone
58
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
38
Good
Forecast Discussion: Persistent northerly winds have kept temperatures fairly mild today to keep air quality levels contained in the upper Code GREEN range. High pressure will continue to reside over the Triad throughout the day tomorrow, with light and variable winds2 allowing for ample ozone production to lift air quality levels into the lower Code YELLOW range. An upper level low pressure system approaches from the west on Sunday, but cloud cover isn't expected to increase across the Piedmont until later in the afternoon and should allow for ozone levels to rise into the lower Code YELLOW range. Widespread showers move into the Triad overnight and through Monday, dropping ozone and particle pollution levels into the low to middle Code GREEN range. (Payne)
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