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
Wed
Apr 26
Thu
Apr 27
Asheville Ridge Tops (above 4000 feet)
45 
Good
33 
Asheville Valleys (below 4000 feet)
42 
Good
24 
Charlotte
47 
Good
19 
Fayetteville
45 
Good
22 
Forsyth County-Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point
48 
62 
15 
Greenville
aqi not available
aqi not available
26 
Hickory
42 
Good
19 
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill
46 
Good
27 
Rocky Mount
45 
Good
26 
Wilmington
aqi not available
aqi not available
26 
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.