Smoke from Canada affects Fort Wayne skies

KELOWNA, British Columbia, (CNN/WANE)  Wildfires In British Columbia are forcing residents out. Some 2,500 more residents of Kelowna are being evacuated because of the flames. The city’s mayor has declared a sate of emergency.

The smoke is responsible for the interesting looking sky in Fort Wayne over the last week. The wildfires produced dense smoke that has to go somewhere. The smoke rises and fans out overtime.

The smoke eventually reaches the jet stream which transports the smoke for hundreds of miles. The jet stream’s flow was positioned right over Fort Wayne, a thin layer of smoke has been introduced to the city’s sky.

About 140 Wildfires are burning across British Columbia. A dozen have been deemed “significant.” The province Is reportedly experiencing its driest conditions since 1958. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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