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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
 
Data and Forecasts courtesy of:
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printable summary
FORECAST CURRENT
AQI
Wed
May 27
Thu
May 28
Alexander County
25
25
17 
Alleghany County
25
25
 
Anson County
25
25
 
Ashe County
25
25
 
Avery County
25
25
25 
Beaufort County
25
25
 
Bertie County
25
25
 
Bladen County
25
25
 
Brunswick County
25
25
 
Buncombe County
25
25
19 
Burke County
25
25
 
Cabarrus County
25
25
 
Caldwell County
25
25
13 
Camden County
25
25
 
Carteret County
25
25
19 
Catawba County
25
25
23 
Chatham County
25
25
 
Cherokee County
25
25
 
Chowan County
25
25
 
Clay County
25
25
 
Cleveland County
25
25
 
Columbus County
25
25
 
Craven County
25
25
 
Cumberland County
25
25
19 
Currituck County
25
25
 
Dare County
25
25
 
Duplin County
25
25
 
Durham County
25
25
16 
Edgecombe County
25
25
24 
Forsyth County-Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point
30
39
23 
Franklin County
25
25
 
Gaston County
25
25
 
Gates County
25
25
 
Graham County
25
25
27 
Granville County
25
25
17 
Greene County
25
25
 
Halifax County
25
25
 
Harnett County
25
25
 
Haywood County
25
25
27 
Henderson County
25
25
 
Hertford County
25
25
 
Hoke County
25
25
 
Hyde County
25
25
 
Iredell County
25
25
 
Jackson County
25
25
 
Johnston County
25
25
21 
Jones County
25
25
 
Lee County
25
25
 
Lenoir County
25
25
18 
Lincoln County
25
25
16 
Macon County
25
25
13 
Madison County
25
25
 
Martin County
25
25
15 
McDowell County
25
25
 
Mecklenburg County
25
25
19 
Mitchell County
25
25
 
Montgomery County
25
25
18 
Moore County
25
25
 
Nash County
25
25
 
New Hanover County
25
25
17 
North Ridges
25
25
27 
Northampton County
25
25
 
Onslow County
25
25
 
Orange County
25
25
 
Pamlico County
25
25
 
Pasquotank County
25
25
 
Pender County
25
25
 
Perquimans County
25
25
 
Person County
25
25
18 
Pitt County
25
25
30 
Polk County
25
25
 
Richmond County
25
25
 
Robeson County
25
25
 
Rowan County
25
25
20 
Rutherford County
25
25
 
Sampson County
25
25
 
Scotland County
25
25
 
South Ridges
25
25
26 
Stanly County
25
25
 
Surry County
25
25
 
Swain County
25
25
20 
Transylvania County
25
25
 
Tyrrell County
25
25
 
Union County
25
25
18 
Vance County
25
25
 
Wake County
25
25
19 
Warren County
25
25
 
Washington County
25
25
 
Watauga County
25
25
 
Wayne County
25
25
 
Wilkes County
25
25
 
Wilson County
25
25
 
Yadkin County
25
25
 
Yancey County
25
25
27 
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.