Wildfire Smoke Is Turning North Dakota’s Skies Into A Dark Haze And These Photos Prove Just How Bad It Is
If you’ve been in North Dakota for the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed the sky has been unusually dull and hazy. Wildfires from the north and west of the state have turned the prairie skies into a smoky blur – and it is said that it may get worse. Check out these photos that show just how strange it’s been:
A special thanks to Gloria Sorenson Reiss for sharing the photos she has been taking of the smoke’s effect in North Dakota. You can find more of her photography on her website.
Have you noticed the hazy skies over the prairie? It’s hard not to with how heavy and thick it has been in the past couple of weeks. Hopefully soon we’ll get our normal, beautiful sunsets and sunrises back.
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Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.