North Carolina
 
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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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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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FORECAST CURRENT
AQI
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Asheville Ridge Tops (above 4000 feet)
Good
Good
32 
Asheville Valleys (below 4000 feet)
15 
22 
Charlotte
15 
20 
36 
Fayetteville
20 
28 
Forsyth County-Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point
30 
43 
25 
Greenville
aqi not available
aqi not available
16 
Hickory
17 
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
15 
20 
45 
Rocky Mount
15 
Wilmington
aqi not available
aqi not available
17 
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.