Have you noticed a bit of haze in the air and some really nice sunsets the last few days? Apparently it's smoke coming all the way from Siberia. Cliff Mass at the University of Washington provides a nice summary of what's happening:
More discussion plus some amazing photos here:
And the "Smog Blog" discusses it in the April 19th post.
Welcome to the Washington Smoke blog, a partnership between state, county, and federal agencies, and Tribes. We coordinate to collectively share info for Washington communities affected by wildfire smoke. If the air monitoring map doesn't display here, links to additional monitoring maps can be found under the 'Monitoring & Forecasting' tab.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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