Western wildfires impacting our air

By on July 22, 2021

Very hazy skies are seen here from the Grifton Tower camera via WITN. (NWS)

It appears that the raging wildfires on the other side of the country are affecting air quality in our region.

NC Emergency Management is informing people about an Air Quality Alert on Thursday, July 22.

A hazy, smoky day is expected across much of NC today as smoke layers from the western U.S. fires persist throughout the day. An Air Quality Alert for fine particles has been issued by NC DEQ for much of NC. Conditions are expected to improve Friday.





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