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Wildfire smoke returns: ‘Code Orange’ air quality for DC area Wednesday

June 28, 2023
a foggy city skyline with the sun in the distance

Fast-moving thunderstorms rolled through parts of the D.C. area Tuesday afternoon, bringing heavy winds, reports of hail and “blinding downpours.” But smoke gets in your eyes Wednesday, when smoke from the Canadian wildfires comes back. Some of the strongest storms hit Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties in Maryland on Tuesday, where multiple Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued throughout the afternoon.


Article Source: WTOP

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