MAP: Check the air quality across Southwest, Central Virginia

Buildings are shrouded in dust and sand in Beijing, Tuesday, April 11, 2023. The latest in a series of dust and sand storms sent air quality indices soaring in China's capital overnight on Monday and into Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) (Mark Schiefelbein, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

ROANOKE, Va. – Below is a map that shows the air quality across Southwest and Central Virginia, according to AirNow and the Virginia Dept. of Environmental Quality.

If you prefer to see the data in a table view, select the “Data Table” tab.

This visualization is pulling data out of Charlottesville, Giles County, Greenbrier County, Natural Bridge, Prince Edward County, Roanoke and Wythe County.

Want to check your specific zip code? Click here.

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Check out some viewer-submitted photos of the eerie sunrises and sunsets here!