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California wildfires send waves of smoke, particulates as far as Canada
California wildfires send waves of smoke, particulates as far as Canada

Smoke from wildfires raging in Northern California has reached far beyond the state's borders to affect Utah, Michigan and even Canada, according to NASA. The fires, including the massive King fire in Eldorado National Forest, have been sending large amounts of smoke and particulate matter into the sky, prompting waves of air quality warnings and several outdoor events, including an Ironman triathlon, to be canceled. But recent ozone mapping by NASA shows just how far the smoke plume has reached, having wafted into the airspace of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Smoke has also been detected in Canada, according to NASA's Ozone Science Team at the...

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