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Raleigh, NC

88 F Chavis Park / South East Raleigh Station | Report | Change

Air Quality Index

Today:
Moderate

If you suffer respiratory issues, reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

AQI:
59
Dominant Pollutant:
PM2.5

Tiny particles called PM2.5 irritate the eyes, nose, and respiratory system. Long-term exposure aggravates heart and lung disease.

AQI Source: EPA AirNow - North Carolina DEQ - Divison of Air Quality

Air Quality Forecast:
Main Pollutant:
Tuesday
Good air quality
Good air quality
Wednesday
Moderate air quality
Moderate air quality
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Current
none

: Juniper, Cedar, Cypress

Today
none
90° | 72°
Partly Cloudy
Tue
none
89° | 71°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wed
none
90° | 67°
Partly Cloudy
Thu
none
88° | 67°
Chance of a Thunderstorm

Air Quality & Health Tips

carpool

Carpooling reduces particulates in the air and additional unhealthy pollutants by half!

pollen

Pollen counts are highest on warm days. Best times to be outdoors is in the early morning when dew is still on the plants.

U.S. Counties Health Map & Air Pollution Monitors

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Fine Particulate Matter PM2.5*
Is an air pollutant that is a concern for people's health when levels are high. PM2.5 are tiny particles in the air which reduce visibility and cause the air to appear hazy when levels are elevated.
Learn more about air pollution and your health

Nearby Pollution Monitors

ID
Location
Time
Type
Level (µg/m3)
LNCSMITH10
Smithfield, NC
5:07 PM
PM2.5
19.2
LNCSMITH10
Smithfield, NC
5:07 PM
PM10
22.02
LNCSMITH11
Smithfield, NC
5:07 PM
PM2.5
25.51
LNCSMITH11
Smithfield, NC
5:07 PM
PM10
27.09
LNCCHAPE7
Chapel Hill, NC
5:07 PM
PM2.5
28.45

Pressure

Current: 30.0 in .

Extreme Caution
ok
Heat Index: 96°F
86.5°F
68%
95°F
2 mph | WNW

UV Index

Current
very high
Current
10
Select Skin Type

-World Health Organization

very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Limit sun exposure to 8-20 minutes. Apply skin protection factor (SPF) 30+, wear protective clothing (hat and UV-A&B sunglasses), and avoid being in the sun between 10am to 4pm.