National Weather Service

Western fires are affecting our skies and what we see at sunrise and sunset. Partial smoke was in our forecast Wednesday. National Weather Service Quad Cities Meterologist Dave Cousins says the smoke filters the light at sunset:

Cousins said, with the air movement being what it is, you may be able to smell it. It's also possible it could be influencing our skies....maybe our forecasts...for a while.

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