690  
AEUS72 KCAE 292023 AAA  
AQICAE  
 
AIR QUALITY FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
 
420 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2022  
 
THIS AIR QUALITY FORECAST FOR CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA  
AND THE CENTRAL SAVANNAH RIVER AREA OF GEORGIA IS  
PROVIDED BY THE SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH  
AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.  
 
THE FORECAST IS VALID FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30 2022.  
 
THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF CALHOUN, FAIRFIELD,  
KERSHAW, LEXINGTON, NEWBERRY, RICHLAND, SALUDA, AND SUMTER  
IS IN THE GREEN (OR GOOD) CATEGORY...  
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 35.  
 
THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF AIKEN, BARNWELL,  
COLUMBIA, EDGEFIELD, MCCORMICK, AND RICHMOND  
IS IN THE GREEN (OR GOOD) CATEGORY...  
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 35.  
 
THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTIES OF CHESTERFIELD AND LEE  
IS IN THE GREEN (OR GOOD) CATEGORY...  
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 33.  
 
THE FORECAST FOR THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER  
IS IN THE GREEN (OR GOOD) CATEGORY...  
WITH AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF 32.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...  
COLOR CODE AIR QUALITY INDEX DESCRIPTION  
-------------------------------------------------------------  
GREEN 0-50 GOOD  
YELLOW 51-100 MODERATE  
ORANGE 101-150 UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS  
RED 151-200 UNHEALTHY  
PURPLE 201-300 VERY UNHEALTHY  
 
SOUTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL  
WWW.DHEC.SC.GOV/OZONE  
1-803-898-4123  
 

 
 
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