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.
Action DayAction Day
 
State Air Quality Resources
American Lung Association (ALA) of North Carolina
Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection
NC DHHS Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch - Protecting Yourself from Ground-Level Ozone
North Carolina DEQ - Contact DAQ
North Carolina DEQ - DAQ - Air Awareness Program - Ozone Forecast Center
North Carolina DEQ - Division of Air Quality (DAQ)
North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DEQ)
Western North Carolina Regional Air Quality Agency
 
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printable summary
FORECAST CURRENT
AQI
Fri
Feb 21
Sat
Feb 22
Alexander County
30
30
Alleghany County
30
30
 
Anson County
30
40
 
Ashe County
30
30
 
Avery County
30
30
 
Beaufort County
20
30
 
Bertie County
20
30
 
Bladen County
30
30
 
Brunswick County
20
25
 
Buncombe County
30
30
 
Burke County
30
35
 
Cabarrus County
30
40
 
Caldwell County
30
30
 
Camden County
20
30
 
Carteret County
20
25
35 
Catawba County
30
35
27 
Chatham County
30
30
 
Cherokee County
30
30
 
Chowan County
20
30
 
Clay County
30
30
 
Cleveland County
30
35
 
Columbus County
20
25
 
Craven County
20
30
 
Cumberland County
30
30
 
Currituck County
20
30
 
Dare County
20
30
 
Duplin County
20
25
 
Durham County
30
30
29 
Edgecombe County
20
30
28 
Forsyth County-Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point
32
48
45 
Franklin County
30
30
 
Gaston County
30
40
 
Gates County
20
30
 
Graham County
30
30
 
Granville County
30
30
 
Greene County
20
30
 
Halifax County
30
30
 
Harnett County
30
30
 
Haywood County
30
30
 
Henderson County
30
30
 
Hertford County
20
30
 
Hoke County
30
30
 
Hyde County
20
30
 
Iredell County
30
40
 
Jackson County
30
30
 
Johnston County
30
30
Jones County
20
30
 
Lee County
30
30
 
Lenoir County
20
30
 
Lincoln County
30
35
 
Macon County
30
30
31 
Madison County
30
30
 
Martin County
20
30
 
McDowell County
30
35
 
Mecklenburg County
30
40
33 
Mitchell County
30
30
 
Montgomery County
30
30
25 
Moore County
30
30
 
Nash County
30
30
 
New Hanover County
20
25
North Ridges
30
30
 
Northampton County
30
30
 
Onslow County
20
25
 
Orange County
30
30
 
Pamlico County
20
30
 
Pasquotank County
20
30
 
Pender County
20
25
 
Perquimans County
20
30
 
Person County
30
30
 
Pitt County
20
30
18 
Polk County
30
30
 
Richmond County
30
30
 
Robeson County
30
30
 
Rowan County
30
40
25 
Rutherford County
30
35
 
Sampson County
30
30
 
Scotland County
30
30
 
South Ridges
30
30
 
Stanly County
30
40
 
Surry County
30
30
 
Swain County
30
30
Transylvania County
30
30
 
Tyrrell County
20
30
 
Union County
30
40
 
Vance County
30
30
 
Wake County
30
30
28 
Warren County
30
30
 
Washington County
20
30
 
Watauga County
30
30
 
Wayne County
20
30
 
Wilkes County
30
30
 
Wilson County
30
30
 
Yadkin County
30
30
 
Yancey County
30
30
 
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.