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Air quality forecast for Asheville, Saturday, Nov. 9: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday, November 9, 2019, will be a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. For updated forecasts throughout the weekend, visit https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 Air Quality Forecast for […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Saturday, Sept. 21: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday, September 21, 2019, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 http://www.wncairquality.org https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Friday, Sept. 20: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, September 16, 2019, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 http://www.wncairquality.org https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, Sept. 16: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, September 16, 2019, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 http://www.wncairquality.org     https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Tuesday, April 30: Moderate (YELLOW)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on both particulate and ozone levels. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 Map of today’s air quality […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, April 29: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, April 29, 2019, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on both particulate and ozone levels on ridge tops, and particulate matter in valleys. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, March 25: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, March 25, 2019, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities, https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenter For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777    

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, Aug. 27: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, is a code yellow air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on particulate matter in the air. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenter

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Thursday, June 21: Moderate (YELLOW)

Thursday, June 21, 2018, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on particulate matter in the air. https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenter Click on the map below for an updated, detailed forecast. For more […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Tuesday, June 19: Moderate (YELLOW)

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on ozone levels and particulate matter in the air. For more information contact: WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828-250-6777 […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Monday, June 18: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, June 18, 2018, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The rating is based on ozone levels and particulate matter in the air. https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenter Click on the map below for an updated, detailed […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville, Thursday, May 29: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday, June 9, 2018, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridge tops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities.  The forecast air quality is due to both ozone and particulate matter. For the most up to date forecast, go to: https://xapps.ncdenr.org/aq/ForecastCenterEnvista For more […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville: Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 27-8: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, is a code YELLOW air quality forecast day for the valleys and ridgetops of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. The code YELLOW air quality forecast is expected to last through the weekend. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 828.250.6777 Forecast map is here.

Give!Local fundraisin­g tops $80,000 in final weeks

With just over two weeks left in this year’s giving campaign, Give!Local has surpassed both previous years’ final totals. Direct contributions now exceed $69,000; adding in $12,000 in matching grants, this year’s total giving now exceeds $80,000. The Give!Local campaign ends Dec. 31. So where are the donations coming from? Geographically, the east side of […]