Air Quality Forecast
|Alton Jones & Vicinity||30||Good||Alton Jones & Vicinity||38||Good|
|Providence & Vicinity||29||Good||Providence & Vicinity||58||Moderate|
|Southern & Coastal||31||Good||Southern & Coastal||40||Good|
|Alton Jones & Vicinity||33||Good||Alton Jones & Vicinity||22||Good|
|Providence & Vicinity||32||Good||Providence & Vicinity||32||Good|
|Southern & Coastal||34||Good||Southern & Coastal||20||Good|
|Alton Jones & Vicinity||28||Good||Alton Jones & Vicinity||12||Good|
|Providence & Vicinity||27||Good||Providence & Vicinity||20||Good|
|Southern & Coastal||28||Good||Southern & Coastal||14||Good|
Monday November 19, 2018, 2:30 PM
A wave of low pressure will sweep through on Tuesday, with clouds, showers, high temperatures in the 40s, and northerly winds. Light winds and lower mixing heights could allow fine particles to approach MODERATE, especially around Providence. Another weaker wave of low pressure will impact on Wednesday, with clouds and only some light showers before passing through late day. A blast of bitterly cold air is expected on Thanksgiving, with highs only to around 20F, northwest winds, sunshine, and GOOD air quality.
Air Quality Guide for Particle Pollution
|Air Quality Index Levels of Health Concern||Numerical Value||Meaning|
|Good||0-50||Air quality is considered satisfactory and air pollution poses little or no risk.|
|Moderate||51-100||Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.|
|Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups||101-150||Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.|
|Unhealthy||151-200||Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.|
|Very Unhealthy||201-300||Health Alert: Everyone may experience more serious health effects.|
|Very Unhealthy||200-301||Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.|
DEM's daily air quality readings: 1-401-222-2808
ALA's air pollution or lung health information: 1-800-LUNG-USA
State clean air programs: 1-401-222-2808
DEM provides a daily Ozone and Fine Particle forecast all year round.
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For further information, contact Darren Austin at 401-222-2808 x7430.