Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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AIR QUALITY FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
340 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017

THIS AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA IS
PROVIDED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.

THE FORECAST IS VALID FOR FRIDAY JULY 21 2017.

THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF CALHOUN, FAIRFIELD,
KERSHAW, LEXINGTON, NEWBERRY, RICHLAND, SALUDA, AND SUMTER
IS IN THE YELLOW (OR MODERATE) CATEGORY...
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 54.

THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF AIKEN, BARNWELL,
COLUMBIA, EDGEFIELD, MCCORMICK, AND RICHMOND
IS IN THE YELLOW (OR MODERATE) CATEGORY...
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 71.

THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF CHESTERFIELD AND LEE
IS IN THE YELLOW (OR MODERATE) CATEGORY...
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 50.

THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER
IS IN THE YELLOW (OR MODERATE) CATEGORY...
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 51.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...
COLOR CODE  AIR QUALITY INDEX  DESCRIPTION
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GREEN       0-50               GOOD
YELLOW      51-100             MODERATE
ORANGE      101-150            UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
RED         151-200            UNHEALTHY
PURPLE      201-300            VERY UNHEALTHY

SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
WWW.DHEC.SC.GOV/OZONE
1-803-898-4123

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