The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality

Valid for:  Monday, August 18, - Friday, August 22, 2014

For the Phoenix Metropolitan Area

FORECAST: Ozone levels will be in the Good to Upper Moderate range this week.  PM-10 levels will be in the Good range.


Ozone levels should be low Moderate to Good through Thursday thanks to cloud cover, more monsoon storms and rain. By Friday winds will shift from the west and with mostly sunny skies and ozone forming chemicals from southern California, ozone could increase to mid/upper Moderate.


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Click here to read the daily forecast for the Phoenix metropolitan area or call the ADEQ Air Quality Forecast Hotline at (602) 771-2367 (toll free at (800) 234-5677).