Wildfires in Canada led to dangerous air quality in parts of the US for the first time. See the affected areas
“The increased purple air days that you saw this year, probably 100% of those were attributable to the [Canadian] wildfires,” Chet Wayland, director of the Air Quality Assessment Division, told CNN. Seven of the eight North Dakota counties that have ...
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Jun 27, 2023 · A map updated daily by the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre shows how widespread the wildfires have become. Eastern provinces like Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia have been hit...
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Aug 19, 2023 · As of Wednesday, there were 1,054 active wildfires in Canada, including 230 in the Northwest Territories and 669 deemed out of control, according to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Center.
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Jul 21, 2023 · Smoke from Canada's wildfires has filled U.S. skies with an unhealthy haze for weeks, becoming a hallmark of the 2023 summer. The smoke raises a number of questions, from why the fires have...
Aug 22, 2023 · There are more than 1,000 active wildfires burning in Canada, with more than 650 of them deemed "out of control," according to the agency. "We're not anticipating this to ease up any time soon," Dahl said, describing the amount of inland area burned by wildfires this year as "off the charts."
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