Eastern US Mountain Air Quality - Haze

mountainwatchReal-time views from some of our national parks and natural areas.
Move pointer to map locations map site for current & clear views.
Move pointer over image to enlarge it.  Current fine particle concentration (ug/m3) is displayed in Air Quality Index (AQI) color coded box below current view. See AQI bar for description.

Acadia National Park White Mountains, NH Dolly Sods Wilderness Shining Rock Wilderness Great Smoky Mountains National Park
 
Acadia National Park
22 Oct 2014, 11PM
current view
Current
2ug/m3
Clear 
clear view


24-hr Avg. Fine Particle Concentration
EPA Air Quality Index (AQI)
Good        
Good
No health impacts expected in this range.
     
Moderate
Unusually sensitive people should consider limiting prolonged outdoor exertion.
     
Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
     
Unhealthy
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion. Everyone else should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.
     
Very Unhealthy
People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should avoid all physical activity outdoors. Everyone else should avoid prolonged or heavy exertion.
  Very Unhealthy
Sources: EPA AIRNow, NHDES, MEDEP, CAMNET, USFS, NPS


Take a closer look at New Hampshire state wide real-time air quality @ www.airquality.nh.gov

Also check the Forecasted Air Quality Levels in NH which includes a high elevation forecast for areas >3000' in the state in the table at the bottom of the page.

Learn more about haze:

  1. What is haze?
  2. Where does the haze pollution come from?
  3. How does haze impair visibility?
  4. How does haze pollution affect hiker and ecosystem health?