Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Raleigh/Durham, NC

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AEUS72 KRAH 202015
AQIRAH

AIR QUALITY FORECAST
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
415 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

AIR QUALITY FORECASTS FOR THE TRIANGLE, FAYETTEVILLE, AND ROCKY
MOUNT AREAS ARE PROVIDED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR
QUALITY. AIR QUALITY FORECASTS FOR THE TRIAD AREA ARE PROVIDED BY
THE FORSYTH COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT.


AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR THU AUG 21 2014

FAYETTEVILLE AREA
AQI.................51
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...SMALL PARTICULATE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS A CONCERN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE
       UNUSUALLY SENSITIVE TO AIR POLLUTION.

TRIAD AREA
AQI.................56
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...OZONE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS A CONCERN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE
       UNUSUALLY SENSITIVE TO AIR POLLUTION.

TRIANGLE AREA
AQI.................51
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...SMALL PARTICULATE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS A CONCERN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE
       UNUSUALLY SENSITIVE TO AIR POLLUTION.

ROCKY MOUNT AREA
AQI.................51
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...SMALL PARTICULATE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS A CONCERN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE
       UNUSUALLY SENSITIVE TO AIR POLLUTION.


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AIR QUALITY INDEX 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

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

NORTH CAROLINA DIVISION OF AIR QUALITY
WWW.NCAIR.ORG
1-888-784-6224

FORSYTH COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
WWW.CO.FORSYTH.NC.US/ENVAFFAIRS
1-336-727-8060

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AIRNOW WEB SITE
WWW.EPA.GOV/AIRNOW

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