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That smoke in the air!

Published: August 16, 2013, 9:27 pm, by Ryan Handy

We thought fire season was done (mostly) but really it has just moved north. The season typically starts in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado, and by mid-season or late summer has moved up into the Pacific northwest or Montana.

Now, fires from those areas are hazing the Colorado horizon. Take a look at the latest smoke map to see where the smoke is drifting from:

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The purple splotches indicate where the smoke is the heaviest.

To check daily smoke updates, visit this link.