AccuWeather: Smoke from Canada wildfires prompts air quality alert

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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 1:54PM
AccuWeather: Air Quality Alert in effect
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Meteorologist Karen Rogers says we'll see hazy sunshine due to the Canadian wildfires.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Meteorologist Karen Rogers says another plume of smoke is forecast to move across our area Wednesday from the wildfires in Canada.

A code red air quality alert has been issued Wednesday for the entire Delaware Valley as smoke from wildfires burning in Canada moves into the area.

A code red air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations are unhealthy for the general population and outdoor activity should be avoided.

Read more about the local air quality conditions here.

TODAY: Hazy sunshine, high 80.

THURSDAY: Clouds mix with sunshine, high 78. A spotty shower can't be ruled out.

FRIDAY: Clouds and some sun with a few showers around, high 73.

SATURDAY: Turning warmer with sunshine and a few clouds, high 81.

SUNDAY: We'll see partly sunny skies and a bit more humid, high 87.

MONDAY: It's mostly cloudy with showers and potentially some storms around, especially later in the day, high 79.

TUESDAY: Morning clouds and maybe a leftover shower give way to some sunshine, high 80.