The NC Division of Air Quality has changed their forecast to code ORANGE for the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 19, but have indicated code YELLOW OR GREEN after 10am for Saturday, Nov. 19. Also, the NC Forest Service has issued a GREEN forecast. The 70th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles in partnership with the City of Asheville, will proceed as scheduled. More info here.
However, parade entrants and attendees should determine their participation or attendance based on forecast information and their individual health. Air quailty can change, please check airnow.gov for updates.
For more information about the parade, click here.