Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Smoke from.....Siberia???

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:
http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2015/04/siberian-smoke-reaches-northwest.html

More discussion plus some amazing photos here:
http://www.komonews.com/weather/blogs/scott/Smoke-from-Siberian-wildfires-turns-Northwestern-sunsets-a-fiery-red-300586451.html

And the "Smog Blog" discusses it in the April 19th post.
http://alg.umbc.edu/usaq/

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