VIDEOS: A best-of look at the apocalyptic orange skies seen across Bay Area from wildfire smoke

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- If you were shocked and a little freaked out by how the sky looked in the Bay Area on Wednesday, you're not alone.

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No, it wasn't a scene from "War of the Worlds" or any other post-apocalyptic film.

Smoke from the wildfires burning across California turned the skies a startling orange color, blocking out a significant amount of light from the sun.

Here are some of the eeriest videos of the orange skies that spread across the Bay Area:

VIDEO: Drone shows before and after transition to orange skies in SF
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The apocalyptic orange skies in the Bay Area on Wednesday were pretty unexpected, even though we have been experiencing smoky skies for weeks. Check out this before-and-after video captured by DRONEVIEW7, which shows the shocking difference.



VIDEO: Hazy orange skies fill North Bay as wildfires continue to burn nearby
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The North Bay saw bright orange skies filled with smoke on Wednesday as wildfires continue to burn in the area.



VIDEO: Hazy smoke fills South Bay skies as wildfires burn in California
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A thick, orange haze hung over the South Bay on Wednesday as wildfires continued to burn across the Bay Area. Here's a look at the eerie scenes in San Jose.



VIDEO: San Francisco, Peninsula bathed in smoky, orange glow due to wildfires
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Here's a look at San Francisco and the Peninsula, which was bathed in a smoky glow on Wednesday due to wildfires burning nearby.



VIDEO: Smoke blankets eerie, orange East Bay sky
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Video shows what the air looked like in Oakland, Richmond, Walnut Creek and other parts of the Bay Area as California fires blew smoke over the area.



DRONE VIDEO: Orange San Francisco sky looks even wilder in drone video

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If you thought the sky looked apocalyptic from the ground this morning, it's somehow even eerier from the sky.



VIDEO: Dramatic photos capture orange, hazy skies seen all across San Francisco Bay Area
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All across the San Francisco Bay Area, residents woke up to dark, orange skies. Here's a look at some of the most dramatic images.


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