By Alt News
In early May, wildfires in Western Canada, located thousands of miles away, blanketed the Northeast with smoke. Now the smoke has made its way back to New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington, DC, and Virginia, this time originating from wildfires burning across Ontario and Quebec.
Here’s the progression of the smoke plume from Canada pouring into the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast.
Smoke from Canadian wildfires will return to the skies of NYC this afternoon, and could be particularly noticeable around sunset. It will likely stick around through at least Tuesday afternoon. pic.twitter.com/UooX1NOwTx
— New York Metro Weather (@nymetrowx) June 5, 2023
New Yorkers woke up Tuesday morning to hazy skies.
The wildfire smoke is so bad this morning in New York City you cannot see the sunrise. At all. Probably the worst I’ve ever seen it. pic.twitter.com/gRgRvKRluV
— Nicholas Isabella (@NycStormChaser) June 6, 2023
— Collin Gross (@CollinGrossWx) June 6, 2023
Wildfires burning in Canada are sending smoke into the skies across the northeast. On the left is New York City yesterday afternoon and on the right is the skyline this morning. pic.twitter.com/NP2l7z0Fvh
— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) June 6, 2023
Accuweather warned, “The air quality in New York City is currently at an unhealthy level as smoke from wildfires in Canada continues to spread into the Northeast…”