Wildfires in Russia may be sending smoke to northern Canada

Wildfire smoke map
Wildfire smoke map, May 22, 2016. Weatherunderground

Wildfires in Siberia may be to blame for some of the smoke that has passed over Alaska and northern Canada in recent days. Meanwhile, fires in Saskatchewan and Manitoba are contributing to the smoky skies in Ontario, Canada and the Midwest in the United States.

Below is a video showing a vehicle in the Chernyshevsky District of Russia, 300 km from Chita, driving through smoke near a wildfire. It was uploaded May 17, 2016.

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Wildfire smoke map, May 16, 2016

Wildfire Smoke Map May 16, 2016
Wildfire Smoke Map 1:50 p.m. MDT, May 16, 2016. Weatherunderground.

Smoke from the wildfires in Canada continues to spread into the United States.

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Smoke mixes with clouds in Alberta

smoke - clouds Alberta
Photo: NOAA/NASA

The photo shows smoke from the huge fire at Fort McMurray, Alberta mixing with clouds. The image was acquired Monday May 9 by the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite and NASA’s Aqua satellite.

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