Air Quality Forecast

Air quality forecasts are issued every day of the year for the Birmingham area and are based on the Air Quality Index (AQI). The AQI is a color-coded scale that reports how clean or polluted the air is and the associated health effects.

The Jefferson County Department of Health forecasts fine particles (PM2.5) year-round and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management forecasts Ozone (O3) during the warm season.

An Air Quality Alert is issued when the AQI is forecast to reach 101 or higher. The public is encouraged to decrease their personal emissions on days with higher pollution levels.

FORECAST
Mon Jan 27, 2020
PM2.5
49
FORECAST DISCUSSION
 
Friday-Monday: An upper level low will move from the Plains to the Ohio River Valley on Friday. A cold front will move through before dawn to end the rainfall and will usher in a drier airmass that will remain in place through Saturday. A shortwave over the Plains on Sunday will move across the area late Sunday/early Monday and will increase cloud cover ahead of it and create a low chance for rainfall. Drier air will move into the area behind the shortwave the rest of the day on Monday. PM2.5 is expected to be in the green range through Monday. ML
Daily Air Quality Index Report
 
January 26, 2020
Particulate Matter 2.5  
54  
MODERATE  

Pollutant AQI Value
10  
25  
0  
54
21  
7  

 
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Central Health Center
(Guy M. Tate)

1400 Sixth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Programs and Clinics
(205) 933-9110
Eastern Health Center
601 West Blvd Roebuck
Birmingham, AL 35206
Programs and Clinics
(205) 591-5180
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631 Bessemer Super Hwy
Midfield, AL 35228
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(205) 715-6121
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All Centers 7:45am - 4:30pm   |  For more information, call  (205) 588-JCDH (5234)
 



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