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More orange and red air days in forecast for parts of Utah amid wildfire smoke

The three-day air quality forecast posted Wednesday morning anticipates orange or red air quality in several counties in Utah through Friday as smoke from wildfires blankets much of the state. 189 more words


'Lovely morning in the apocalypse': Edmonton wakes up to orange, smoky sky

You’d be forgiven for thinking you’d woken up in a nuclear wasteland on Wednesday morning in Edmonton, where the sky was an eerie orange hue due to thick wildfire smoke that has drifted in from B.C. 849 more words


Wildfire smoke prompts special air quality statement for Saskatchewan

Most of Saskatchewan is under a special air quality statement for Wednesday as smoke from wildfires in Western Canada spreads across the province.

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More haze to arrive in Manitoba Wednesday afternoon, could last until Saturday

Ongoing wildfires in Western Canada are expected to bring more haze into Manitoba.

Environment Canada has issued air quality statements for most of Western Manitoba with the smoky conditions expected to arrive in the province Wednesday afternoon. 264 more words


One of the Best Cures for Dirty Air 

Does it help you sleep better at night, knowing Salt Lake County Health Department cares about clean air? In fact, they have a program that helps fix the most pollutant cars, which is important, because about half of the air pollution is caused by driving! 161 more words

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Air Quality Degraded by Wildfires Across the State

News Release

Washington State Department of Health

For immediate release: August 8, 2018  (18-111)

Contact: Dave Johnson, Strategic Communications Office  360-545-2944

OLYMPIA — Washington State Department of Health is encouraging people in areas affected by wildfire smoke to take necessary steps to protect themselves from poor air quality. 217 more words


'The weather is literally smoke': air quality worsens in Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

Smoke from wildfires burning on the west coat has once again prompted an air quality advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley.

The advisory has been issued for the region because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter. 597 more words