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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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
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Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 15:00 EDT
71
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
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 71 Moderate
Particles (PM10) 20 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 47 Good
Air Quality Forecast
Today Tomorrow
Air Quality Index (AQI)
72
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
75
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
72
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
54
Moderate
Ozone
75
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
57
Moderate
Forecast Discussion: Air quality levels have reached the YELLOW range as winds shift around to the southwest and highs push into the mid 80s. This high pressure area, which started out clean, has slowly collected pollution over the last few days and has drifted east. It’s position is giving the Triad these southwest winds and warmer temperatures as AQI readings respond to the more favorable conditions. The dew points are also still relatively low, which further helps Ozone production. AQI levels will hold in the YELLOW range through the forecast period. (Bodenhamer)
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