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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Local Air Quality Resources
Alabama Partners for Clean Air | Birmingham Area AQI and Forecast
 
State Air Quality Resources
Alabama Department of Environmental Management
Alabama Department of Environmental Management - Air Quality
Alabama Department of Environmental Management Contacts
Alabama Highest Daily 1-Hour Average Ozone Values
Alabama Highest Daily 8-Hour Average Ozone Values
American Lung Association (ALA) of Alabama
CommuteSmart Alabama
 
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
56 
Moderate
Health Message: Unusually sensitive people should consider reducing prolonged or heavy exertion.
Data Not Available
AQI - Pollutant Details
Particles (PM2.5)
56 
Moderate
Data Not Available
Forecast Discussion: Wednesday: A surface frontal boundary will stall out just south of the Birmingham area. This will create partly to mostly cloudy skies and a very low chance for rainfall. Upper level ridging will build into the area and will increase high temperatures to the lower 80s. Winds will be 5-10 mph from the east to begin the day, from the south during the afternoon, and then from the southeast during the evening. PM2.5 is expected to be in the YELLOW range. ML

Current Conditions
Air Quality Index (AQI)
observed at 0:00 CDT
65
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 38 Good
Particles (PM10) 31 Good
Particles (PM2.5) 65 Moderate

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