Air Quality Index Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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AEUS72 KCHS 201903
AQICHS

GROUND LEVEL OZONE FORECAST
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
303 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

GROUND LEVEL OZONE FORECASTS FOR THE TRIDENT REGION OF SOUTH
CAROLINA ARE PROVIDED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.

SCZ044-045-050-052-212100-
DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-CHARLESTON-TIDAL BERKELEY-
303 PM EDT WED SEP 20 2017

THE GROUND LEVEL OZONE FORECAST FOR CHARLESTON, BERKELEY AND
DORCHESTER COUNTIES, INCLUDING THE CHARLESTON METROPOLITAN AREA,
FOR THURSDAY IS 40 OR CODE GREEN. THIS FALLS IN THE GOOD
CATEGORY.

A CODE GREEN FORECAST MEANS NO HEALTH EFFECTS ARE EXPECTED.

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--- AIR QUALITY INDEX TABLE ---

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

VISIT THE SC DEPT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WEBSITE
AT HTTP://WWW.DHEC.SC.GOV/OZONE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND GROUND LEVEL OZONE FORECASTS FOR OTHER AREAS IN SC.

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