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
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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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Air Quality Index (AQI)
80 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
46 
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
80 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
36 
Good
Ozone
46 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
38 
Good
Forecast Discussion: Sunny skies, light winds, and warm temperatures are leading to greater ozone production, Wednesday, and mid code YELLOW values. Ozone may bump up into the upper YELLOW range, Thursday, with similar sunny skies, light winds, and slightly warmer temperatures. Clouds, showers and storms will move into the region, Friday, as an upper level disturbance pushes through. Expect ozone to drop back to code GREEN, Friday, with the unsettled weather. A good chance of showers and thunderstorms will continue into the weekend, especially during the afternoon and evening, and will be enough to prevent ozone from climbing higher than code GREEN. Particle pollution remains low and will continue code GREEN through at least Saturday (GENTRY).

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 9:00 EDT
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 30 Good
Particles (PM10) 14 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 52 Moderate

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