Smoky Skies Bulletin Areas Expanded
Prince George, B.C. – Environment Canada has added new areas to the smoky skies bulletin for British Columbia.
The Bulkley Valley and the Lakes Northwest including Smithers as well as the Bulkley Valley and the Lakes Southwest, including Burns Lake, have been added to the bulletin that was last updated August 3rd.
(areas in grey are covered by the smoky skies bulletin)
The addition means nearly 75% of the province falls under the bulletin as smoke from wildfires drifts in and out of the regions.
The concentration of smoke will vary because of winds and fire behaviour.
The advisory remains in effect until further notice.