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Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Saturday, May 30, 2015GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5
Sunday, May 31, 2015GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5
Monday, June 01, 2015GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Saturday-Sunday: Saturday will bring partly cloudy skies and a very low chance for scattered showers/storms during the afternoon and early evening hours. A frontal boundary will move near the area on Sunday and will increase the chance for rainfall. The front will hang up somewhere north of the area and is expected to continue a chance for scattered showers/storms on Monday. PM2.5 and Ozone are expected to be in the GREEN range through Monday. ML


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Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Friday, May 29, 2015
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 28
Primary Pollutant Ozone
Particulate Matter 2.5
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 0.6  ppm 7
Particulate Matter 10 North Birmingham
Wylam
10.0  ug/m3 9
Sulfur Dioxide North Birmingham 11.11  ppb 16
Ozone Fairfield 0.033  ppm 28
Particulate Matter 2.5 North Birmingham 6.6  ug/m3 28



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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