UPDATED: Wildfire map, information
The wildfires have consumed over 33.8 million acres of Canada’s landscape with 1,053 fires that continue to burn, causing severe air quality issues for much of the United States.
According to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre, the fires began in April this year.
Air Quality Index
The Wisconsin DNR provides an interactive map of air quality monitoring. Check in to see how the AQI is performing in realtime.
What is the Air Quality Index? Read all about it on the Wisconsin DNR AQI webpage.
Previous wildfire maps
Coverage from the Racine County Eye
Air quality alerts
UPDATE (July 27, 2:48 p.m.): The Air Quality Advisory has been extended until 11 p.m. on July 27 for Eastern…Keep reading
Health impacts and closures
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for the entire state of Wisconsin through Friday, June…Keep reading
RACINE — Unhealthy air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to impact Wisconsin. Therefore, the poor air quality…Keep reading
The Racine County Eye will continue coverage of the air quality issues for our communities as information becomes available.
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