Photos: Why the red/hazy sky in Central New York?

Weather

Notice a white milky haze in the sky the last few days? Maybe a red moon and sunset? This is due to elevated levels of smoke from wildfires in Canada being transported in the upper levels of the atmosphere to the Northeast.

A northwesterly flow in the upper levels of the atmosphere took the smoke billowing up into the sky and steered it our way across the Northeast earlier this week. A cold front early Wednesday is clearing most of the smoke out of the sky for the end of the week.

This means we should see a deeper blue sky develop as the sky clears out from the clouds and a few lingering morning showers depart Wednesday.

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