Monthly Archives: September 2014

DEQ Suspends Daily Ozone Forecasts

We will continue reporting on poor air quality days, especially PM 2.5 days, which are increasingly a problem in the cool and cold days of fall and winter. Seasonal suspension of daily ozone forecasts as of 9/17; Daily particle pollution … Continue reading

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Air Quality Spreadsheet Updated

An updated copy of the 2014 Air Quality Index spreadsheet has been uploaded to the site. Highlights:   To date, the Roanoke Valley has not experienced any ozone or PM2.5 orange AQI days in 2014. In August, we had 4 … Continue reading

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Yellow Air Quality Day Forecasted for Roanoke 9/3

Air quality forecasts for September 3, 2014 More detailed information is available on the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality web site at http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityForecasting.aspx. Hampton Roads Color Code: Yellow – Moderate air quality Primary Pollutant: Particle pollution Richmond Color Code: Yellow … Continue reading

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