Governor Kay Ivey has extended the current Safer at Home order and the statewide mask ordinance until November 8, 2020 at 5PM. Read the order here.

Air Quality Forecast

Air quality forecasts are issued every day of the year for the Birmingham area and are based on the Air Quality Index (AQI). The AQI is a color-coded scale that reports how clean or polluted the air is and the associated health effects.

The Jefferson County Department of Health forecasts fine particles (PM2.5) year-round and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management forecasts Ozone (O3) during the warm season.

An Air Quality Alert is issued when the AQI is forecast to reach 101 or higher. The public is encouraged to decrease their personal emissions on days with higher pollution levels.

Fri Oct 23, 2020
Sat Oct 24, 2020
Sun Oct 25, 2020
Mon Oct 26, 2020
Friday: A cold front will move through the area on Friday night. Cloud cover will increase through the day as the front approaches will rainfall possible ahead of the front. Winds will be from the southeast at 5-10 mph. Temperatures will get into the 80s. PM2.5 is expected to be in the green range. ML
Saturday-Monday: A cold front will move through the area on Saturday and rain will be possible ahead of the frontal passage. Conditions will be dry on Sunday with skies partly to mostly cloudy. Temperatures over the weekend will be in the 70s. Winds will be 5-10 mph from the southeast on Saturday and will become northerly behind then front and eventually becoming southerly on Sunday. Monday will have dry conditions and mostly sunny skies. Temperatures will rise into the 80s with southerly winds at 5-10 mph. PM2.5 is expected to be in the green range over the weekend and rise into the yellow range on Monday. ML
Daily Air Quality Index Report
October 22, 2020
Particulate Matter 2.5  

Pollutant AQI Value

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Birmingham, AL 35233
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