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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
Thu Apr 09, 2020
Ozone
44
PM2.5
29
FORECAST DISCUSSION
 
Thursday: A cold front will move through the area early in the morning. Rain will be possible ahead of the frontal passage. Cloud cover will begin to decrease by the afternoon as the disturbance exits the area. High temperatures will reach the mid 70s. Winds will be 5-15 mph from the north to northwest. PM2.5 and Ozone are both expected to be in the green range. ML
Daily Air Quality Index Report
 
April 07, 2020
Particulate Matter 2.5  
60  
MODERATE  

Pollutant AQI Value
6  
26  
32  
60
27  
2  

 
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