PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Smoke from the deadly wildfires in the western United States has made its way to the Delaware Valley. Upper level winds have carried the smoke and haze from the fires all the way to the East Coast.
That smoke is about 20,000 miles high into the atmosphere which is why it is not affecting our air quality down at the surface.READ MORE: Jalen Hurts, Eagles No Match For Cowboys In 41-21 Loss In Dallas
Hazy skies could continue to affect our area through the next few days.READ MORE: Philadelphia School District Superintendent Dr. William Hite Will Not Seek Contract Renewal After School Year
Orange sunsets are likely. Otherwise, the only impacts are the milky, hazy look to the sky.
The wildfires across California, Oregon and Washington have left dozens of people dead.MORE NEWS: EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Large Group Of Noisy Dirt Bikes, ATVs Take Over Radnor Streets
CBS3 meteorologist Llarisa Abreu contributed to this report.