Smoke rolls in from faraway fires

By | July 9, 2015

The Daily Inter Lake reports that Kalispell residents looking east could see only the dim outline of the Swan Mountain range Wednesday as smoke from wildfires in the Pacific Northwest spilled into the Flathead Valley — a trend expected to continue today. The conditions prompted the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to label the valley’s air quality “unhealthy for sensitive groups,” meaning people with respiratory or heart disease, the elderly and children should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion until the advisory is lifted. Read the full  story here.


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