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AIR QUALITY INDEX

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AQI Forecast

Nevada County

This forecast is for the pollutant: ozone (O3)

DATE DAY FORECAST AQI ACTUAL AQI
02 / 11 / 20 Tue 42 44
02 / 12 / 20 Wed 42 45
02 / 13 / 20 Thu 42 49
02 / 14 / 20 Fri 48
02 / 15 / 20 Sat 48
02 / 16 / 20 Sun 48
02 / 17 / 20 Mon 48
02 / 18 / 20 Tue 48
02 / 19 / 20 Wed 48
02 / 20 / 20 Thu 48
02 / 21 / 20 Fri 48

This forecast will be updated on Friday, February 21 or sooner if necessary.

In October of 2015 the EPA modified the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The old standard was 75 ppb (8 hour average). The new standard is now 70 ppb (8 hour average).

You may or may not have noticed, but one of the things that is unique and special about my ozone AQI forecast is that unlike almost everybody else, I let you see what the forecast was. That allows the user an opportunity to see how accurate my forecast is (or is not). That is a feature I wish the weather web sites and other AQI forecasters would add to their web pages.For Western Nevada County only, check out Ozone Maps at http://www.sparetheair.com/

To check out PM2.5 data for both Eastern and Western Nevada County, click here.  Be sure to set PM2.5 for the Parameter, and in Step 3 set the county to “Nevada”

Plumas County

To Check current PM 2.5 conditions click here. Be sure to set PM2.5 for the Parameter, and in Step 3 set the county to “Plumas”

Plumas County