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South Carolina Ground-level Ozone Forecast

For 7/30/2016

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

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All ozone monitors in SC were showing code GREEN conditions on this Friday afternoon, and they should remain that way the rest of the day. On Saturday, our weather pattern won't change much from Friday. Typical mid-summer conditions will continue to prevail with a slight chance of a shower or storm in most areas. Despite the very warm temperatures and mostly sunny skies, the influx of relatively clean upstream air will be the main factor in limiting ozone production across the forecast zones. Thus, look for code GREEN conditions once again statewide on Saturday.
County * Color Code AQI
Abbeville Good (Green) 46
Aiken Good (Green) 40
Anderson Good (Green) 46
Barnwell Good (Green) 40
Berkeley Good (Green) 32
Calhoun Good (Green) 42
Charleston Good (Green) 32
Cherokee Good (Green) 46
Chester Good (Green) 38
Chesterfield Good (Green) 44
Darlington Good (Green) 44
Dillon Good (Green) 44
Dorchester Good (Green) 32
Edgefield Good (Green) 40
Fairfield Good (Green) 42
Florence Good (Green) 44
Greenville Good (Green) 46
Greenwood Good (Green) 46
Kershaw Good (Green) 42
Lancaster Good (Green) 38
Laurens Good (Green) 46
Lee Good (Green) 44
Lexington Good (Green) 42
Marlboro Good (Green) 44
McCormick Good (Green) 40
Newberry Good (Green) 42
Oconee Good (Green) 46
Pickens Good (Green) 46
Richland Good (Green) 42
Saluda Good (Green) 42
Spartanburg Good (Green) 46
Sumter Good (Green) 42
Union Good (Green) 46
York Good (Green) 38
GA-Columbia Good (Green) 40
GA-Richmond Good (Green) 40
* 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