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Birmingham Area Air Quality Forecasts

DateAir Quality Index ForecastResponsible Pollutant
Wednesday, July 30, 2014GoodOzone And Particulate Matter 2.5


Forecast Discussion
Wednesday: A trough over the eastern US will keep temperatures below normal for late July. The day's temperatures will begin around 60 and only increase to the mid 80s. Skies will be partly cloudy. Winds will be from the north at 5-10 mph. PM2.5 and Ozone are expected to remain in the GREEN range. ML


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Daily Air Quality Index Report

Date:   Tuesday, July 29, 2014
24-hr Collection Period Ending at:   02:00 PM



Today's Air Quality Information
Air Quality Index 41
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 0.9  ppm 10
Particulate Matter 10 Tarrant 21.0  ug/m3 19
Sulfur Dioxide North Birmingham 4.63  ppb 7
Ozone Hoover 0.048  ppm 41
Particulate Matter 2.5 North Birmingham 9.3  ug/m3 39



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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