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South Carolina Ground-level Ozone Forecast

For 6/28/2017

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

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Most regions are trending toward the high green category on this Tuesday. For Wednesday, high pressure takes over once again and brings mostly clear skies. Atmospheric moisture content will also decrease and winds should be light. Overall, increases can be expected for most areas. Therefore, the Upstate, Central Savannah River Area, and Pee Dee will likely be CODE YELLOW while all other regions should be CODE GREEN.
County * Color Code AQI
Abbeville Moderate (Yellow) 61
Aiken Moderate (Yellow) 54
Anderson Moderate (Yellow) 61
Barnwell Moderate (Yellow) 54
Berkeley Good (Green) 49
Calhoun Good (Green) 48
Charleston Good (Green) 49
Cherokee Moderate (Yellow) 61
Chester Good (Green) 47
Chesterfield Moderate (Yellow) 51
Darlington Moderate (Yellow) 51
Dillon Moderate (Yellow) 51
Dorchester Good (Green) 49
Edgefield Moderate (Yellow) 54
Fairfield Good (Green) 48
Florence Moderate (Yellow) 51
Greenville Moderate (Yellow) 61
Greenwood Moderate (Yellow) 61
Kershaw Good (Green) 48
Lancaster Good (Green) 47
Laurens Moderate (Yellow) 61
Lee Moderate (Yellow) 51
Lexington Good (Green) 48
Marlboro Moderate (Yellow) 51
McCormick Moderate (Yellow) 54
Newberry Good (Green) 48
Oconee Moderate (Yellow) 61
Pickens Moderate (Yellow) 61
Richland Good (Green) 48
Saluda Good (Green) 48
Spartanburg Moderate (Yellow) 61
Sumter Good (Green) 48
Union Moderate (Yellow) 61
York Good (Green) 47
GA-Columbia Moderate (Yellow) 54
GA-Richmond Moderate (Yellow) 54
* 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.