Wildfire smoke from Canada affects much of the United States, May 8, 2016

(UPDATED at 4:30 p.m. MDT, May 8, 2016)

These first two maps are updated versions of the wildfire smoke maps down below. The smoke has gotten a little closer to the northeast United States.

Wildfire Smoke map
Wildfire Smoke map, Weatherunderground, 4:30 p.m. May 8, 2016
Wildfire Smoke map
Wildfire Smoke map, NOAA 3:17 p.m. May 8, 2016


(Originally published at 12:31 a.m. MDT, May 8, 2016)

Wildfire smoke
Wildfire smoke, at 12:05 a.m. May 8, 2016. WeatherUnderground

The fires in Alberta, Canada continue to create smoke that drifts into into Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the central United States, and many areas in the eastern U.S.

Wildfire smoke
Wildfire smoke map generated at 10:24 p.m. May 7, 2016. NOAA.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

2 thoughts on “Wildfire smoke from Canada affects much of the United States, May 8, 2016”

  1. { live in the UP of MI And all day on the 7th it looked like rain clouds but it had to have been smoke , I couldnt breath , ? Last year the same thing smoke out of Canada , But you could smell it , Just say’in

    1. I live in southwestern Wisconsin and I have been able to smell the smoke from Canada for the last three nights. Even has made driving seem to be in a haze.

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