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Ozone Information

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Office of Air Resources

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 71 Moderate Alton Jones & Vicinity 26 Good
Providence & Vicinity 64 Moderate Providence & Vicinity 52 Moderate
Southern & Coastal 90 Moderate Southern & Coastal 38 Good

Sunday August 2, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 47 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 20 Good
Providence & Vicinity 47 Good Providence & Vicinity 42 Good
Southern & Coastal 48 Good Southern & Coastal 30 Good

Monday August 2, 2015
Ozone AQI Rating   Fine Particles AQI Rating
Alton Jones & Vicinity 45 Good Alton Jones & Vicinity 18 Good
Providence & Vicinity 44 Good Providence & Vicinity 32 Good
Southern & Coastal 46 Good Southern & Coastal 24 Good

Forecast Discussion
Friday, July 31, 2015, 12:00 PM

SYNOPSIS: Nice weather weekend upcoming. Saturday, lots of sunshine, temperatures in the mid to upper 80s, with southwest winds. Ozone expected to reach MODERATE, highest coastal. There could be several hours of UNHEALTHY ozone readings during the late part of the day. Fine particles MODERATE around Providence. Slight chance of an isolated shower. Warm and sunny again on Sunday, slight chance of shower. Ozone could sneak into MODERATE, but currently expected to be upper GOOD. Stronger frontal boundary approaches Monday with a steady southerly Atlantic flow with GOOD air quality expected and increasing humidity.

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. 07/31/15