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Tennessee Air Quality Monitoring & Forecasting

Air Quality Forecasts and Alerts 

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is issuing the Code Orange Air Quality Alert for ozone for the following areas, valid for September 16, 2019:

Knoxville MSA

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

High pressure is dominating the Tennessee.  Tomorrow, plan for ozone to reach levels in the lower end of the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups range (101-150). Although general public is not likely to be affected at this AQI range, people with lung disease, older adults and children are at a greater risk from exposure to ozone, whereas persons with heart and lung
disease, older adults and children are at greater risk from the presence of particles in the air.

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