Seattle air quality still diminished Sunday by wildfire smoke

The smoky sky didn’t stop some people from getting out and enjoying their Sunday afternoon.

SEATTLE — On Sunday, wildfire smoke blanketed the Seattle area, but that didn’t stop people from enjoying their day.

A smoky skyline is the view from Kerry Park on a Sunday afternoon, often one of the best in the city.

Julie Kozak, who is visiting Seattle for the first time this weekend, said: “There was a lot of smoke and my image wasn’t as clear as I would have liked. She is from Philadelphia and says she has never seen so much wildfire smoke cover an area.

“It’s crazy to think that fires from Canada have spread all the way down here,” Kozak said.

Fires are raging across the Pacific Northwest. Puget Sound Clean Air Agency officials say fires in Canada are the main cause of this dense smoke.

Mattie Sain, who still decided to sell the yard in Queen Anne, said: ‘What a joke, to have a beautiful day and it’s filled with toxic fumes. .

“I’m sure that will keep them away. Sain said.

Much of the area around Puget Sound had poor air quality throughout Sunday, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Authority. sensor map.

Agency officials say wildfire smoke can cause and worsen many symptoms of health problems including chest pain, coughing, heart palpitations and headaches. Air quality experts predict the smoke will clear by Tuesday.

Isha Khanna, Air Resources Specialist says: “Stay indoors, with windows and doors closed, you should turn on your HVAC to recirculate to prevent smoky air from entering your home and use filter fans or air purifier if available”. with Puget Sound Clean Air Agency.

Edmuns DeMars

Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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