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 […]

Environmen­t leads in Give!Local donations

If dollars were votes, the environment would be the winner at the halfway point in this year’s Give!Local campaign — in large measure due to strong outreach efforts by The Collider and Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy. Mountain Xpress is sponsoring Give!Local, a two-month, end-of-year giving campaign that allows local WNC residents to donate to any […]

Air quality forecast for Asheville: Saturday & Sunday, Nov 4-5: Moderate (YELLOW)

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 4-5 2017, are code YELLOW air quality forecast days for the valleys and ridgetops of Asheville and Buncombe County. Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor activities. Click on the map below for an updated, detailed forecast. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 125 South Lexington Avenue, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 […]

Air quality forecast for Wed, Aug. 23: Moderate (YELLOW)

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, 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 Please call our office if you have any questions. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 200 College Street, Suite 330 Asheville, NC 28801 […]

Air quality forecast for Tuesday, Aug. 22: Moderate (YELLOW)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 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 Please call our office if you have any questions. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 52 Coxe Avenue Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828.250.6777 […]

Air quality forecast for Monday, Aug. 21: Moderate (YELLOW)

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, 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. Click on here for an updated, detailed forecast. WNC Regional Air Quality Agency 125 South Lexington Avenue, Suite 101 Asheville, NC 28801 Phone: 828.250.6777 Air Quality […]

Cold Mountain fire now 75 percent contained

Press release from the National Forests in North Carolina: Location: The Cold Mountain Fire is located in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area of the Pisgah Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, approximately 20 miles south of Waynesville, North Carolina, in the headwaters of Crawford Creek. Estimated acreage: Approximately 132 acres Containment (as of 2/21, 4 p.m.): […]

Cold Mountain fire now 50 percent contained

Press release from the National Forests in North Carolina: Location: The Cold Mountain Fire is located in the Shining Rock Wilderness Area of the Pisgah Ranger District, Pisgah National Forest, approximately 20 miles south of Waynesville, North Carolina, in the headwaters of Crawford Creek. Estimated acreage: Approximately 132 acres Containment (as of 2/20, 4 p.m.): […]