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South Carolina Ground-level Ozone Forecast

For 9/30/2014

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

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**This is the final forecast of the 2014 Ozone Forecast Season. Forecasts will resume on March 31, 2015.**

All regions are trending towards code green on this Monday. Precipitation and clouds will move off-shore on Tuesday bringing a less moist, more stagnant airmass as high pressure settles in the Palmetto State. Ozone production will increase, but likely not enough to reach threshold yellow. With the atmosphere being cleansed by the precipitation on Monday, and fairly low concentrations currently upstream, all regions should stay CODE GREEN for Tuesday to finish out the 2014 season.
County * Color Code AQI
Abbeville Good (Green) 40
Aiken Good (Green) 32
Anderson Good (Green) 40
Barnwell Good (Green) 32
Berkeley Good (Green) 34
Calhoun Good (Green) 30
Charleston Good (Green) 34
Cherokee Good (Green) 40
Chester Good (Green) 42
Chesterfield Good (Green) 27
Darlington Good (Green) 27
Dillon Good (Green) 27
Dorchester Good (Green) 34
Edgefield Good (Green) 32
Fairfield Good (Green) 30
Florence Good (Green) 27
Greenville Good (Green) 40
Greenwood Good (Green) 40
Kershaw Good (Green) 30
Lancaster Good (Green) 42
Laurens Good (Green) 40
Lee Good (Green) 27
Lexington Good (Green) 30
Marlboro Good (Green) 27
McCormick Good (Green) 32
Newberry Good (Green) 30
Oconee Good (Green) 40
Pickens Good (Green) 40
Richland Good (Green) 30
Saluda Good (Green) 30
Spartanburg Good (Green) 40
Sumter Good (Green) 30
Union Good (Green) 40
York Good (Green) 42
GA-Columbia Good (Green) 32
GA-Richmond Good (Green) 32
* 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