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

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AEUS72 KRAH 232115
AQIRAH

AIR QUALITY FORECAST
RELAYED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
515 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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 SUN JUL 24 2016

FAYETTEVILLE AREA
AQI.................87
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...OZONE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS A CONCERN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE
       UNUSUALLY SENSITIVE TO AIR POLLUTION.

TRIAD AREA
AQI.................104
COLOR CODE..........ORANGE - AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...OZONE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS UNHEALTHY FOR PEOPLE IN
       SENSITIVE GROUPS.

TRIANGLE AREA
AQI.................104
COLOR CODE..........ORANGE - AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...OZONE
SIGNIFICANCE........AIR QUALITY IS UNHEALTHY FOR PEOPLE IN
       SENSITIVE GROUPS.

ROCKY MOUNT AREA
AQI.................64
COLOR CODE..........YELLOW
PRIMARY POLLUTANT...OZONE
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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