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Ozone Information

Current Particulate Reading
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Rhode Island AQI
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Office of Air Resources

Saturday, October 10, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 36 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 14 Good
Providence & Vicinity 35 Good Providence & Vicinity 25 Good
Southern & Coastal 37 Good Southern & Coastal 18 Good

Sunday October 11, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 38 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 25 Good
Providence & Vicinity 37 Good Providence & Vicinity 42 Good
Southern & Coastal 39 Good Southern & Coastal 33 Good

Monday October 12, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 42 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 33 Good
Providence & Vicinity 41 Good Providence & Vicinity 52 Moderate
Southern & Coastal 42 Good Southern & Coastal 42 Good

Forecast Discussion
Friday, October 9, 2015, 3:00 PM

Synopsis: A cold front passes overnight Friday leading to a cool, sunny, and crisp Saturday with very GOOD air quality with highs around 60. Winds switch back to the southwest Sunday with continued sun and milder temperatures in the upper 60s and GOOD air quality. On Monday, persistent southwest winds could allow fine particle readings to approach MODERATE, especially around Providence, with highs into the mid 70s and continued sun.

Phone Numbers

DEM's daily air quality readings: 1-401-222-2808
ALA's air pollution or lung health information: 1-800-LUNG-USA
State clean air programs: 1-401-222-2808

This information was provided by the:
Department of Environmental Management
Office of Air Resources
235 Promenade Street, Room 230, Providence, RI 02908

DEM provides a daily Ozone forecast from April through September
and a daily Fine Particle forecast all year round.

For further information, contact
Darren Austin at 401-222-2808 x7430.

For General Information 222-6800 • After Hours Emergencies 222-3070 • Disclaimer
rev. 10/09/15