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Smoke is back in the Okanagan

Some accompanying the sunrise in the Okanagan.
September 16, 2017 - 9:05 AM

OKANAGAN - After a summer filled with smoke the beginning of fall brought clear skies until now because smoke has returned to the Okanagan.

Okanagan residents were treated to clear skies as a colder weather seemed to push out all of the smoke.

For the Okanagan, the Air Quality Health Index is at a 2 which is a low, according to Environment Canada.

 "There are no new fires in the Okanagan since K Mountain," says B.C. Wildfire Service Information Officer Rachel Witt. "There seems to be just general smoke over the west coast."

To see how the smoke is moving across B.C., click here.


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