Smoke fills the air, again


September 15, 2022

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Smoke rises from the 155,297-acre Double Creek Fire, in the Wallowa National Forest on the Oregon side of the Snake River.

POMEROY–Air quality is dismal due to 160 surrounding forest and wild fires in Northern California, west and northeast Oregon, west and northeast Washington, Canada, most of Idaho and Montana.

According to Fox weather, the combination of low humidity, gusty winds and drought conditions have set the stage for fires to spread rapidly. Smoke and ash from these fires have created poor air quality,...

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