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Today's Texas Air Quality Forecast

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

August 29, 2014

Related Current Data Related Information
Air Quality Index (AQI) Report Ozone: The Facts
Map of Current PM2.5 Levels Texas Air Monitoring Data
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Real-Time Winds Aloft NRL Aerosol Model Forecasts  Exit the TCEQ

 

Forecast based on EPA's Air Quality Index (AQI)
AQI Scale
Forecast Region
(Click name for AIRNOW version)
Fri
08/29/14
Sat
08/30/14
Sun
08/31/14
Mon
09/01/14
Austin Good Good Good Good
Beaumont-Port Arthur Good Good Good Good
Brownsville-McAllen Good Good Good Good
Corpus Christi Good Good Good Good
Dallas-Fort Worth Good Good Good Good
El Paso Ozone Ozone Good Good
Houston Good Good Good Good
Laredo Good Good Good Good
Lubbock Good Good Good Good
Midland-Odessa Good Good Good Good
San Antonio Good Good Good Good
Tyler-Longview Good Good Good Good
Victoria Good Good Good Good
Waco-Killeen Good Good Good Good

 

Discussion

Friday 08/29/14
Winds may be light enough and incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" or possibly higher levels in the El Paso area with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening. Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds and lower background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Saturday 08/30/14
Winds may be light enough and incoming background levels high enough for ozone to reach "Moderate" or possibly higher levels in the El Paso area with highest concentrations in the afternoon and early evening. Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds and decreasing background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Sunday 08/31/14 Outlook
Light amounts of African dust may begin moving into South and Southeast Texas in the afternoon and evening, but amounts are not likely to be high enough to raise the daily PM2.5 above the "Good" range. Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds and low incoming background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Monday 09/01/14 Outlook
Light amounts of African dust may cover much of the eastern half of the state, but amounts are not likely to be high enough to raise the daily PM2.5 above the "Good" range. Elsewhere in the state, moderate winds and low incoming background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range.

Tuesday 09/02/14 Extended Outlook
Moderate winds and low incoming background levels should help to keep air quality in the "Good" range statewide.

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This forecast was last updated at 8:30 am on Friday, August 29th 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.