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Smoke in the Area- No Local Fires

Smoke in the area has some local residents concerned about fires. However, no fires are burning locally. Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District Spokesperson Sam Longmire explains smokey haze is blowing in from Oregon and other fires not in the area.
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Officials also report there is a large amount of drift from fires in the southern Sierras east of Clovis and south of Yosemite at this time.
Longmire reports that the air quality in the area may build and clear periodically as winds shift over the next few days. At this time there is no air quality advisories in place, but if particulate matter increases one will be issued.


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