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South Carolina Ground-level Ozone Forecast

For 9/3/2014

[ The forecast is updated daily by 3:30 pm EDT. ]

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We expect all zones to finish at Code Green for ground-level ozone for this Tuesday afternoon. The light southwest flow should continue on Wednesday, as the ridge of high pressure to our east continues to influence our weather. A weak cold front is expected to move into the Upstate of South Carolina, but it should dissipate by the time it reaches the Midlands. High dew points spells more muggy conditions and the chance for showers and thunderstorms should slightly increase from today. Outside of any local urban pluming, ozone levels should stay within Code Green criteria for all zones on Wednesday.
County * Color Code AQI
Abbeville Good (Green) 49
Aiken Good (Green) 48
Anderson Good (Green) 49
Barnwell Good (Green) 48
Berkeley Good (Green) 40
Calhoun Good (Green) 50
Charleston Good (Green) 40
Cherokee Good (Green) 49
Chester Good (Green) 38
Chesterfield Good (Green) 42
Darlington Good (Green) 42
Dillon Good (Green) 42
Dorchester Good (Green) 40
Edgefield Good (Green) 48
Fairfield Good (Green) 50
Florence Good (Green) 42
Greenville Good (Green) 49
Greenwood Good (Green) 49
Kershaw Good (Green) 50
Lancaster Good (Green) 38
Laurens Good (Green) 49
Lee Good (Green) 42
Lexington Good (Green) 50
Marlboro Good (Green) 42
McCormick Good (Green) 48
Newberry Good (Green) 50
Oconee Good (Green) 49
Pickens Good (Green) 49
Richland Good (Green) 50
Saluda Good (Green) 50
Spartanburg Good (Green) 49
Sumter Good (Green) 50
Union Good (Green) 49
York Good (Green) 38
GA-Columbia Good (Green) 48
GA-Richmond Good (Green) 48
* Ozone forecasts are not issued for counties not listed in this table.
AQI Color Code (Value) Cautionary Statement

Good
(0-50)

No health effects are expected.

Moderate
(51-100)

Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion.

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
(101-150)

The following groups should limit prolonged outdoor exertion:

  • People with lung disease, such as asthma
  • Children and older adults
  • People who are active outdoors

Unhealthy
(151-200)

The following groups should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion:

  • People with lung disease, such as asthma
  • Children and older adults
  • People who are active outdoors

Everyone else should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.

Very Unhealthy
(200+)

The following groups should avoid all outdoor exertion:

  • People with lung disease, such as asthma
  • Children and older adults
  • People who are active outdoors

Everyone else should limit outdoor exertion.

No Data

We cannot currently provide data for the given area.

Good Moderate Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Unhealthy Very Unhealthy No Data