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August 2

Latest Meteo Challenge: Predicting Wildfire Smoke Plumes – More Americans Moving to Drought-Stricken Counties

That’s not fog, it’s smokePaul Douglas Forecast Calls For Unpredictable Smoke Plumes It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. It’s not the virus, it’s the Canadian wildfire smoke. A few of us are wearing masks (indoors) at our Brainerd Lakes cabin, after air quality fell to hazardous levels yesterday. The EPA website advised us to ‘stay indoors’. Lovely. The weather this summer has been vaguely apocalyptic, between suffocating heat, jungle-like humidity, withering drought and jaw-dropping floods. A sign of summers to come? I hope not – but we need to be prepared for whatever an overheated, agitated Mother Nature throws...