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Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Thursday, October 23, 2014GoodParticulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Thursday: High pressure will be in control of the area's weather and that will mean mostly clear skies. High temperatures will again get to around 70. Winds will be very light from the north. PM2.5 is expected to be in the GREEN range. ML


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Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Wednesday, October 22, 2014
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 50
Primary Pollutant 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 0.7  ppm 8
Particulate Matter 10 Tarrant 26.0  ug/m3 24
Sulfur Dioxide North Birmingham 5.95  ppb 9
Ozone North Birmingham 0.043  ppm 36
Particulate Matter 2.5 North Birmingham 12.0  ug/m3 50



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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