Poor air quality lingers in Whatcom County

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"Yes, smoke from the western USA wildfires has reached southern Ontario", he wrote.

An AIR QUALITY WARNING continues for western Montana and portions of central Montana until Thursday morning.

Smoky air has lingered so long partially because of wind patterns, according to Washington Smoke Blog, a collaborative project of state, county, and federal agencies responding to wildfire-related air concerns.

PRINCE GEORGE-We continue to be surrounded by smoke from wildfires several hundred kilometers south of us.

An employee with the Eugene VA reached out to KEZI 9 News by email and said that the building's smoke alarms went off early this morning, not because of a fire, but because of the sheer amount of smoke in the air outside.

In Vancouver, conditions have got so bad that the mountains are barely visable.

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Yesterday, Canada Post canceled mail delivery on most of Vancouver Island.

Air quality in the Bay Area is expected to remain unhealthy through most of this week due to smoke from the wildfires along the West Coast, a spokeswoman for the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Monday.

Similarly, on September 14, Alberta issued an air quality statement and urged locals to take "extra precautions to reduce your exposure".

In Ontario, however, the smoke has simply given the sky a hazy appearance that many are attempting to capture and share on social media.

"The haze/smoke should continue thru Tuesday".

"We recommend that you try to stay indoors".

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