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Today's Texas Air Quality Forecast

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

June 15, 2018

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Forecast based on EPA's Air Quality Index (AQI)

AQI Scale
Forecast Region
(Click name for AIRNOW version)
Fri
06/15/2018
Sat
06/16/2018
Sun
06/17/2018
Mon
06/18/2018
Tue
06/19/2018
Amarillo Good Good Good Good Good
Austin Good Good Good Good Good
Beaumont-Port Arthur Good Good Good Good Good
Brownsville-McAllen Good Good Good Good Good
Corpus Christi Good Good Good Good Good
Dallas-Fort Worth Ozone Ozone Good Good Good
El Paso Ozone Good Ozone Ozone Ozone
Houston Good Good Good Good Good
Laredo Good Good Good Good Good
Lubbock Ozone Good Ozone Ozone Ozone
Midland-Odessa Good Good Ozone Ozone Ozone
San Antonio Good Good Good Good Good
Tyler-Longview Good Good Good Good Good
Victoria Good Good Good Good Good
Waco-Killeen Good Good Good Good Good
An asterisk (*) indicates that an Ozone Action Day is or will be in effect for the indicated region.

Forecast Discussion

Friday 06/15/2018
Winds may be light enough and/or incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" in parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth, El Paso, and Lubbock areas, with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening.

Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover with precipitation, and/or lower incoming background levels should help keep air quality in the "Good" range in most spots.


Saturday 06/16/2018
Winds may be light enough and/or incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" in parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening.

Afternoon and evening winds in West Texas may be strong enough to generate to and transport light amounts of patchy blowing dust, though the duration and intensity of the blowing dust is not expected to raise the daily PM10/PM2.5 AQIs beyond the "Good" range. Scattered showers should help keep the air quality in the "Good" range as well.

Elsewhere in the state, moderate to strong winds, heavy cloud cover, and/or lower incoming background levels should help keep air quality in the "Good" range in most spots.


Sunday 06/17/2018 Outlook
Winds may be light enough and/or incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" in parts of the El Paso, Lubbock, and Midland-Odessa areas, with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening.

Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover with precipitation, and/or lower incoming background levels should help keep air quality in the "Good" range in most spots.


Monday 06/18/2018 Outlook
Winds may be light enough and/or incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" in parts of the El Paso, Lubbock, and Midland-Odessa areas, with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening.

Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover with precipitation, and/or lower incoming background levels should help keep air quality in the "Good" range in most spots.


Tuesday 06/18/2018 Extended Outlook
Winds may be light enough and/or incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" in parts of the El Paso, Lubbock, and Midland-Odessa areas, with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening.

Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds, heavy cloud cover with precipitation, and/or lower incoming background levels should help keep air quality in the "Good" range in most spots.


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This forecast was last updated at 8:10 AM on Friday, June 15th, 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.