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Smoke predicted to blow out of Seattle, Western Washington

National Weather Service smoke forecast

If predictions are correct, the smoke haze over Seattle and Western Washington should begin clearing out on Tuesday. A change in wind direction is expected to push the smoke to the east as the day goes on.

Smoke from the Carr fire and other wildfires in California as well as smaller fires near Mount Rainier had been moving into the area over the last couple of days. Smoke from fires in Siberia and British Columbia added to the problem at higher elevations.

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The mix was enough to push air quality into the 'moderate' range in Puyallup, Tacoma and Auburn over the weekend. North Bend is also experience 'moderate' conditions. The National Weather Service advised people sensitive to air pollution to take precautions.

The smoke forecast from the National Weather Service shows a much better picture.

Eastern Washington is getting the worst of the smoke in Washington. Many air quality monitors are registering 'moderate' pollution from the smoke.

More info from wasmoke.blogspot.com

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