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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Air Quality Index (AQI)
40 
Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
44 
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
40 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
27 
Good
Ozone
44 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
35 
Good
Forecast Discussion: With a frontal boundary well to the south of the Triad and high pressure building from the west, skies have cleared and northerly winds have allowed for air quality levels to rise into the middle to upper Code GREEN range today. The ridge of high pressure will continue to build south overnight and reside over the Carolinas throughout the day Thursday, keeping ozone and particle pollution levels well within the Code GREEN range. The high pressure ridge begins to slide offshore late Thursday, allowing southwesterly flow to return to the area by Friday morning. Southwest winds are expected to persist into the weekend, allowing for temperatures to rise to the mid-70s by Saturday afternoon. With that said, expect air quality levels follow suit and rise into the upper Code GREEN range Friday and Saturday (PAYNE)

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 8:00 EDT
36
Good
Health Message: None
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 36 Good
Particles (PM10) 6 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 19 Good

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