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UPDATE Aug. 17: Canadian Wildfire 2023 Impact

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 […]

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UPDATE: Unhealthy air quality on June 28 causes local closures

RACINE — Unhealthy air quality due to smoke from Canadian wildfires continues to impact Wisconsin. Therefore, the poor air quality has led to the closure of outdoor events in Racine County. In Racine County, the National Weather Service has stated that the Air Quality Index (AQI) has reached the unhealthy category. Closures/cancellations in Racine County […]

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UPDATE: Air Quality Advisory issued: situation to remain ‘highly dynamic’ up to purple levels through June 29

RACINE, KENOSHA COUNTIES — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued an air quality advisory for the entire state of Wisconsin through Thursday, June 29 at noon. Canadian wildfires continue to spark advisory As the Canadian wildfires continue to blaze, ongoing smoke has led the Wisconsin DNR to recommend that Wisconsinites should take the current […]

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