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Office of Air Resources
AIR QUALITY FORECAST


Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 28 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 50 Moderate
Providence & Vicinity 30 Good Providence & Vicinity 57 Moderate
Southern & Coastal 32 Good Southern & Coastal 53 Moderate


Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 30 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 50 Moderate
Providence & Vicinity 31 Good Providence & Vicinity 58 Moderate
Southern & Coastal 31 Good Southern & Coastal 52 Moderate


Thursday, March 5, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 28 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 25 Good
Providence & Vicinity 30 Good Providence & Vicinity 33 Good
Southern & Coastal 30 Good Southern & Coastal 28 Good

Forecast Discussion
Monday, March 2, 2015, 3:00 PM

Synopsis: High pressure will feature sunny skies for the first part of Tuesday, with increasing clouds in the afternoon with snow showers late. Light winds should allow fine particles to reach MODERATE for periods lasting into Wednesday, with southwests winds and prefrontal build up of pollutants. Precipitation late Tuesday into Wednesday should switch over to sleet, rain, and even some freezing rain with temperatures into the 40s Wednesday. Strong high pressure building in Thursday with a drier and colder airmass for the end of the week with GOOD air quality.

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. 03/02/15