Still smokey in the sky. Dangerous particles lower visibility and cause breathing problems. It’s recommended to stay inside; while outside, where a good mask– N95 helps.
NOTE: The mail arrived because the Post Office gets the mail through, no matter what! Fund the Post Office now!
To show how bad this really is, here’s another photo of this same spot when it was smokey a few years ago– and we thought that was bad:
Yes, the Grand Coulee Dam is still visible, but today, it is not– and has not been since Friday. The area will remain the worst in the world for air quality until September 17th.
This is the beginning of the climate change horror stories. Vote Biden/Harris– they believe in science.
University of Washington Department of Ecogenetics and Environmental Health: Fast Facts Protect Yourself
Another Air Quality Map [choose “see legend”]
Why California Wildfires are So Destructive [5 years old, but still valid]
Union of Concerned Scientists — Wildfires and Climate Change
From Nature: …wildfires in the Mediterranean Basin
Purple Air— another air monitoring site [click to map]
Sounds of the Forest—- a project to which you can add:
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