National Weather Service: Smoke from California wildfires spotted in Ohio
OHIO (WOIO) - National Weather Service Cleveland said smoke from the California wildfires has reached Ohio in a Wednesday night Twitter post.
We had some questions on social media regarding wildfire #smoke verses low clouds. Image from GOES-16 showing low clouds below 1000 feet coming off #LakeErie near and smoke much higher up at 30,000 feet this afternoon. #OHwx #PAwx #NWS #Cleveland #Ohio #WestCoastFires pic.twitter.com/1Zjduat0Dd— NWS Cleveland (@NWSCLE) September 9, 2020
The NWS said the traveling smoke caused hazy and grayish skies in the Ohio area and will pass through the Midwest, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley regions.
Their tweet said the smoke is much higher in the sky than clouds coming off Lake Erie.
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