We have over 44,000 acres burning, a few miles south of Anchorage. No one south of British Columbia gives a rip; at least they sent tanker aircraft here to help.
|The wildfire burning on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge has swelled to more than 44,000 acres.(adn.com)|
Here's what Anchorage looks like, right now:
|Anchorage at 6:42 a.m. today|
The weatherman predicts that the southerly winds will switch to the north/northwest by mid-day, and push much of the smoke back toward the Peninsula.
Of course, the tenants in my building wasted no time (yesterday) complaining about the smell of smoke inside.
I'd be happy to consider an alternate source of atmosphere, if they'd care to point one out ...