Current Conditions: Baltimore, Maryland, 10/27/2021 04:10:03 pm
Temperature

73°

Partly Cloudy

51°

Dew Point
Relative Humidity

46%

Feels Like

73°

Wind (NNW)

10mph

Air Pressure

29.74

Sun
Sun Rise

07:29 AM

Sun Set

06:11 PM

Day Length

10:42 Hours

Difference

2 min 20 sec loss

Moon
Moon Rise

11:11 PM

Moon Set

01:52 PM

Next: Last Quarter

Oct 28,2021

Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous

Climate
Average Low

42°

63°

Average High
Record Low

29°


(1988)

82°


(1963)
Record High
Current Conditions

Hazy Sky On July 19 Is Smoke From Wildfires In Western Canada

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Monday July 19 2021

I looked out the window this morning and saw what appears to be the classic summer haze back in the sky. However our temperatures and dew points tell a much cooler and more comfortable story. If feels better than it looks.

The reason for the haze in our sky has been the from wildfires more than a thousand miles away, in central and western Canada. The western US has its share of fire problems, but our obstruction is coming from as far away as Alberta, Canada.

This smoke is high altitude. However it is possible for the particulates to settle lower and lower our air quality. Under certain conditions, it may be possible to smell the smoke, which has happened on occasion with Canadian wildfires in the past.  You can track the air quality forecast maps below as well.

 

Large Fire Map: FireSmoke Canada

 

Surface Weather

The source of our air is has been from Canada thanks to High Pressure in the Great Lakes.

If you are in Southern Maryland, this is also mixing with clouds behind the old frontal boundary. The combination is further dimming the sun, and may make for an added bleakness to the sky.

 

Satellite Snapshot

True Color imagery here shows the smokey haze. If you look closely you will see the brownish transparent tinge being spread southward.

 

 

Satellite Loop

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More Fire and Smoke Maps

The smoke is much denser in northern PA and central New York.

 

Closer View:

The concentration of smoke is more noticeable near and north of Baltimore into Pennsylvania, but also out to the beaches from Rehoboth northward.

 

 

Track the smoke forecast:

Click here for the interactive maps.

 

 

Air Quality

This smoke is high altitude. However it is possible for the particulates to settle lower and lower our air quality. Under certain conditions, it may be possible to smell the smoke, which has happened on occasion with Canadian wildfires in the past.

 

See more air quality forecast maps here

 

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