Particle pollution remains code YELLOW, Tuesday, despite the light rainfall. A strong cold front will rush through the region, later Wednesday, along with a line of showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Ahead of the front, particle pollution will continue elevated and result in low code YELLOW, for the daily average. Behind the front, a brief cool, clean, and brisk period will help to lower pollution values back to code GREEN. Friday is the beginning of the ozone forecasting season. Ozone and particle pollution readings will be low and code GREEN, Friday (GENTRY).
The Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection is making data available from the county's air monitoring network as a public service. These data represent the hourly data set from all of the sites within this network. Data from Triad sites outside of Forsyth County are collected by the North Carolina Division of Air Quality.
Disclaimer: The Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection posts this information using the first available data from our air quality monitoring network. No quality control review has been performed on this data, and the final results are subject to change after completion of standard quality assurance review and validation procedures.