Smoke from Canadian wildfires creates unhealthy conditions from Montana to Ohio
Last updated 7/16/2023 at 11:47am
Staff and wire report
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency posted air quality alerts for several states stretching from Montana to Ohio today because of smoke blowing in from Canadian wildfires.
"Air Quality alerts are in place for much of the Great Lakes, Midwest, and northern High Plains," the National Weather Service said. "This is due to the lingering thick concentration of Canadian wildfire smoke over these regions. While the concentration of smoke in the atmosphere should begin to wain by Monday, there is still enough smoke to support unhealthy air quality that is unhealthy for...