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Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Thursday, September 29, 2016GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Thursday: A reinforcing shot of cooler air makes its way into the area due to the passage of another cold front on Wednesday night. Temperatures will only reach the mid 70s. Skies will be mostly clear. Winds will be from the northwest at 10-15 mph. PM2.5 and Ozone are both expected to be in the GREEN range. ML


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Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Wednesday, September 28, 2016
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 67
Primary Pollutant Ozone
Air Quality Description Moderate

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 Arkadelphia 0.7  ppm 8
Particulate Matter 10 North Birmingham 40.0  ug/m3 37
Sulfur Dioxide Fairfield 7.31  ppb 10
Ozone Helena
Leeds
0.060  ppm 67
Particulate Matter 2.5 North Birmingham 18.9  ug/m3 65



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


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