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Particulate Matter Measured Levels

Ozone Measured Levels

Particulate Matter Information

Ozone Information

Current Particulate Reading
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Rhode Island AQI
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Office of Air Resources

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 106 Unhealthy Alton Jones & Vicinity 38 Good
Providence & Vicinity 101 Unhealthy Providence & Vicinity 42 Good
Southern & Coastal 84 Moderate Southern & Coastal 40 Good

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 36 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 20 Good
Providence & Vicinity 37 Good Providence & Vicinity 24 Good
Southern & Coastal 36 Good Southern & Coastal 22 Good

Friday, August 29, 2014
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 42 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 22 Good
Providence & Vicinity 40 Good Providence & Vicinity 26 Good
Southern & Coastal 41 Good Southern & Coastal 20 Good

Forecast Discussion
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 3:00 PM

Continued warm and humid for Wednesday ahead of a slow moving frontal boundary. Temperatures well into the 80s (slightly cooler coastal with SW winds) with lots of sunshine. Ozone is anticipated to reach UNHEALTHY in parts of Rhode Island during the afternoon hours. Plan outdoor activities accordingly. Slight chance of a shower after dark. The front will pass overnight with Thursday and Friday expected cooler, drier, with lots of sun and GOOD air quality.

Phone Numbers

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

This information was provided by the:
Department of Environmental Management
Office of Air Resources
235 Promenade Street, Room 230, Providence, RI 02908

DEM provides a daily Ozone forecast from April through September
and a daily Fine Particle forecast all year round.

For further information, contact
Darren Austin at 401-222-2808 x7430.

For General Information 222-6800 • After Hours Emergencies 222-3070 • Disclaimer
rev. 08/26/14