Air Quality Awareness Week

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have declared this week air quality awareness week. Each day, Monday through Friday, has a different air quality or air pollution topic. The National Weather Service’s website has links where you can find out more information about each day’s topic. The theme of this year’s Air Quality Awareness Week is “Be Air Aware: Keep an Eye on the AQI.”

Monday: Ozone and Particle Pollution
Tuesday: What Causes Poor Air Quality
Wednesday: Keeping Your Lungs and Heart Safe
Thursday: How to get Current Air Quality Info
Friday: What You Can Do To Make Air Cleaner

For current air quality indexes updated every day, check out the NOAA Air Quality Forecast Guide at

Happy Monday!

Kara Bolognini
Weather Intern


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