Smoke from Canada affects Fort Wayne skies

KELOWNA, British Columbia, (CNN/WANE)  Wildfires In British Columbia are forcing residents out. Some 2,500 more residents of Kelowna are being evacuated because of the flames. The city’s mayor has declared a sate of emergency.

The smoke is responsible for the interesting looking sky in Fort Wayne over the last week. The wildfires produced dense smoke that has to go somewhere. The smoke rises and fans out overtime.

The smoke eventually reaches the jet stream which transports the smoke for hundreds of miles. The jet stream’s flow was positioned right over Fort Wayne, a thin layer of smoke has been introduced to the city’s sky.

About 140 Wildfires are burning across British Columbia. A dozen have been deemed “significant.” The province Is reportedly experiencing its driest conditions since 1958. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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