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Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Monday, July 06, 2015GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Sunday-Monday: Energy rotating around the base of the trough will lead to scattered showers/storms on Sunday, especially the first half of the day. The trough begins to flatten out on Monday so rain chances will be lower than the last several days. Temperatures will reach the low to mid 80s on Sunday and mid 80s on Monday. Winds will be 5-10 mph from the south to southwest on Sunday and from the west to southwest on Monday. PM2.5 and Ozone are expected to be in the GREEN range on Sunday and Monday. ML


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Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Wednesday, July 01, 2015
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 54
Primary Pollutant Particulate Matter 2.5
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 Fairfield 0.5  ppm 6
Particulate Matter 10 North Birmingham
Wylam
24.0  ug/m3 22
Sulfur Dioxide Fairfield 1.47  ppb 2
Ozone North Birmingham 0.037  ppm 31
Particulate Matter 2.5 Wylam 13.4  ug/m3 54



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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