Air Quality Forecast

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Ozone AQI Rating Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 38 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 28 Good
Providence & Vicinity 37 Good Providence & Vicinity 42 Good
Southern & Coastal 39 Good Southern & Coastal 28 Good
Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Ozone AQI Rating Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 37 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 22 Good
Providence & Vicinity 36 Good Providence & Vicinity 28 Good
Southern & Coastal 37 Good Southern & Coastal 22 Good
Thursday, February 22, 2024
Ozone AQI Rating Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 40 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 24 Good
Providence & Vicinity 38 Good Providence & Vicinity 38 Good
Southern & Coastal 41 Good Southern & Coastal 26 Good

Forecast Discussion

Monday, February 19, 2024 | Updated 12:25 PM

Plenty of sunshine on tap for Tuesday with high pressure overhead.  Fine particles just slightly elevated with light north winds, shifting light southeast late day.  High temperatures in the low 30s.  A mix of sun/clouds on Wednesday, as southeast flow brings some clouds off the Atlantic, with highs in the upper 30s.   Air quality expected to be GOOD.  RI will be between two areas of low pressure on Thursday, with weak high pressure overhead and sunny skies.   Southerly flow picks up a bit through the day, with GOOD air quality expected.  

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Level of Concern Value Description
Good 0-50 Air quality is considered satisfactory and air pollution poses little or no risk.
Moderate 51-100 Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups 101-150 Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected.
Unhealthy 151-200 Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.
Very Unhealthy 201-300 Health Alert: Everyone may experience more serious health effects.
Hazardous 301 and higher Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected.
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Additional Resources

For further information:

email Darren Austin or call (401) 537-4404
email Joseph Poccia or call (401 537-4385