WA Smokes

Not drugs. The wildfires along the east slope of the Cascades have been dumping smoke over to our side of the state. Here’s a MODIS shot from yesterday (21 August).

Red areas are active fires

Red areas are infra-red detected active fires

 

On the ground. Driving into Spokane, this is what it looked like:

WSDoTRraffiCam21Aug2015

Looking NorthEast

Eighteen hours later we were all clear, but you could still smell the smoke.

WSDoTRraffiCam22Aug2016

Looking SouthWest

Pretty much kept all the attendees at WorldCon 2015 inside.

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