California wildfire smoke makes for hazy skies in parts of Bay Area

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You may have noticed smoky skies across Bay Area Friday

Notice a different color to the skies over the Bay Area? That's because the winds shifted, from blowing east to blowing south, and are bringing smoke from the wildfires burning in Northern California.

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The winds steered smoke from the Mendocino Complex Fires over the entire Bay Area.

The intense heat from the fires is elevating the smoke into the middle parts of the atmosphere.

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This is keeping the hazardous air above us Friday and Saturday.

In the lower levels, our air quality will fluctuate between good and moderate as the sea breeze transports cleaner air from over the ocean through our neighborhoods. No air quality alerts have been issued for the Bay Area.

Get the latest on the Carr Fire here, the Complex Fire here and the latest on wildfires across California here.

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