I'm sure by now this morning, you've noticed the cloud of smoke that's covering Southeast Wyoming. It's not the end of days looking smoke that we had a couple of years ago, but nonetheless, this isn't the type of thing any of us wanted to wake up to on a Monday. It stinks, you can't see outside of your general area and if you have allergies(my hand is raised for sure) you're probably not breathing the best.

I checked out the air quality map from fire.airnow.gov and you can see where the layer of smoke is covering Southeast Wyoming and most of Colorado. While we've gotten a lot of smoke coverage from Colorado and Utah in the past, it's looking like Arizona and New Mexico are the culprits for today's smoky sky.

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Take a look at the screen grab from the government agency. I circled where the fires look to be coming from so you can get an idea, or you can click the link I shared above and zoom in if you'd like. It honestly looks like it's worse east of us. So, maybe we're lucky. At least, the smoke coverage map shows a darker shade once you get to the Dakotas and Nebraska.

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Let's hope that we can get some more rain to temper the number of forest fires that occur in our part of the country. It's looking like we have a good chance coming up this week to soak things down a bit in our neck of the woods, at least.

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