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Where is that smoke coming from in Green Country?

Fire and smoke across Green Country, 3/4/2022
Fire and smoke near the Tulsa metro area, 3/4/2022
Posted at 6:17 AM, Mar 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-04 09:19:34-05

TULSA, Okla. — If you woke up and noticed how hazy and smoky it was when you left for work this morning, you're not alone.

Meteorologist Anne Brown says this is all due to wildfires happening all across Green Country.

While many will wake up without any wildfires near them, smoke is being pulled through the area from southerly winds. The fire threat for Friday is incredibly high as most of northeastern Oklahoma is under a drought.

That hazy smoke is creating an unhealthy air quality across northeastern Oklahoma, especially in the Tulsa metro area. It's recommended that those impacted by today's air quality should limit their time outside.

Watch 2 News Oklahoma or download our Storm Shield app to stay up-to-date on the latest in forecasts for your area.


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