ImageHelp a loved one get activePlanning for long term careHealthy eating on a budgetUse antibiotics wiselyMinority Health and Health Equity ImageHelp a loved one get activePlanning for long term careHealthy eating on a budgetUse antibiotics wiselyMinority Health and Health Equity ImageHelp a loved one get activePlanning for long term careHealthy eating on a budgetUse antibiotics wiselyMinority Health and Health Equity ImageHelp a loved one get activePlanning for long term careHealthy eating on a budgetUse antibiotics wiselyMinority Health and Health Equity ImageHelp a loved one get activePlanning for long term careHealthy eating on a budgetUse antibiotics wiselyMinority Health and Health Equity
24-Hour contact
number for
reporting public
health emergencies
(205) 933-9110

  
HomeA-Z IndexContact UsSearch

Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Sunday, August 02, 2015ModerateOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Saturday-Sunday: A ridge will be over the SW US and the southern Plains and a trough will will be over the Great Lakes Region and trying to push south and east. Birmingham will be in between those two upper level features and will have tranquil weather. Skies will be mostly sunny all weekend long. Both mornings will start out in the upper 60s and rise into the mid 90s during the afternoons. Winds will be from north to northeast at 5-10 mph on Saturday and around 5 mph on Sunday. PM2.5 is expected to be in the GREEN range on Saturday and in the YELLOW range on Sunday. Ozone is expected to be in the YELLOW range all weekend long. ML


Note: Forecast available by e-mail, phone (205)933-0583, or on Twitter.



Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Friday, July 31, 2015
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 46
Primary Pollutant Ozone
Air Quality Description Good

Note: The Air Quality Index is not reported on weekends or holidays

Maximum Concentrations for Today's Reporting Period
Pollutant Site Concentration Index
Carbon Monoxide Fairfield 0.4  ppm 5
Particulate Matter 10 North Birmingham 16.0  ug/m3 15
Sulfur Dioxide North Birmingham 1.95  ppb 3
Ozone Hoover 0.054  ppm 46
Particulate Matter 2.5 North Birmingham 9.8  ug/m3 41



National Ambient Air Quality Standards
Carbon Monoxide 8-hr Average Concentration Not to Exceed 9 ppm
Particulate Matter 10 24-hr Concentration Not to Exceed 150 ug/m3
Sulfur Dioxide 1-hr Concentration Not to Exceed 75 ppb
Ozone 8-hr Concentration Not to Exceed 0.075 ppm
Particulate Matter 2.5 24-hr Concentration Not to Exceed 35 ug/m3


Other Useful Links: