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)
51 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors.
Air Quality Index (AQI)
45 
Good
Health Message: None
AQI - Pollutant Details
Ozone
51 
Moderate
Particles (PM2.5)
48 
Good
Ozone
45 
Good
Particles (PM2.5)
44 
Good
Forecast Discussion: Air quality levels are in the lower YELLOW range as partly sunny skies and easterly winds remain favorable for ozone production. Winds will shift around to the southwest by Thursday as an upper level low tries to push south and force a ridge to retrograde back to the west. Rain and thunderstorms could influence the western areas of the Triad Thursday evening but southwest winds should be enough to keep our air quality in the YELLOW range. A stronger upper level low will dig into the southeast by Friday and help push this cold front through our area and increase the chances for rain Friday afternoon. AQI readings will return to the GREEN range. This will also decrease day-time highs back into the mid 80s and help keep AQI levels in the GREEN range for the weekend. (Bodenhamer)

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 0:00 EDT
54
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing 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 28 Good
Particles (PM10) 17 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 54 Moderate

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