Birmingham
 
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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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Alabama Department of Environmental Management
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American Lung Association (ALA) of Alabama
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 17:00 CDT
129
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Health Message: People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce 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 87 Moderate
Particles (PM10) 27 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 129 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
87
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
57
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
87
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
63
Moderate
Ozone
54
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
57
Moderate
Forecast Discussion: Thursday: There won't be much a steering flow aloft. Ridging will be west and east of the area with some troughing over the north-central US. Skies will be partly cloudy with little to no rain expected. High temperatures will be in the low 90s. Winds will be southerly at 5-10 mph. PM2.5 and Ozone are both expected to be in the yellow range. ML
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