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)
30 
Good
Health Message: None
Air Quality Index (AQI)
25 
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
30 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
25 
Good
Forecast Discussion: Air quality levels continue to be in the GREEN range for Tuesday as rain from a low pressure storm covered most of the region. Most of the rain will exit the Triad later this evening as winds shift around to the northwest and usher in cooler air. A strong cold core low will spin over the Great lakes and begin to drift eastward by Thursday. This will allow much colder air to track all the way from Canada and send the Triad into a deep freeze for the weekend. Lows could drop into the upper teens, while highs should hold in the 30s. Air quality levels will remain in the GREEN range for the next few days. (Bodenhamer) NOTE: The OPEN BURN BAN has been lifted. For more information please visit the North Carolina Forest Service website at http://ncforestservice.gov.

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 13:00 EST
19
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
Particles (PM10) 6 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 19 Good

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