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Today's Texas Air Quality Forecast

The latest forecast for air quality conditions in Texas' metropolitan areas.

August 20, 2014

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Map of Current PM2.5 Levels Texas Air Monitoring Data
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Forecast based on EPA's Air Quality Index (AQI)
AQI Scale
Forecast Region
(Click name for AIRNOW version)
Wed
08/20/14
Thu
08/21/14
Fri
08/22/14
Sat
08/23/14
Austin PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Beaumont-Port Arthur PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Brownsville-McAllen PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Corpus Christi PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Dallas-Fort Worth PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
El Paso Good Good Good Good
Houston PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Laredo PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Lubbock PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Midland-Odessa PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
San Antonio PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Tyler-Longview PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Victoria PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5
Waco-Killeen PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5 PM2.5

 

Discussion

Wednesday 08/20/14
African dust could raise the daily PM2.5 AQI into the "Moderate" range over much of the state except for the El Paso area. In the El Paso area, moderate winds and lower background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Thursday 08/21/14
African dust could raise the daily PM2.5 AQI into the "Moderate" range over much of the state except for the El Paso area. In the El Paso area, moderate winds, increasing cloud cover, and lower background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Friday 08/22/14 Outlook
African dust could raise the daily PM2.5 AQI into the "Moderate" range over much of the state except for the El Paso area. In the El Paso area, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover with precipitation, and lower background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Saturday 08/23/14 Outlook
African dust could raise the daily PM2.5 AQI into the "Moderate" range over much of the state except for the El Paso area. In the El Paso area, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover, and lower background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

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This forecast was last updated at 8:15 am on Wednesday, August 20th and is updated daily on normal TCEQ work days and may also be updated on weekends or holidays when air pollution levels are high. Regardless of our forecast, we always recommend that each individual determine what level of activity they should conduct based on the actual local conditions. See the "Related Current Data" links above to monitor the latest actual conditions.