SMOKE HAZE JIM SAYCE Sep 8, 2020 Sep 8, 2020 Updated Sep 8, 2020 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Smoke haze carried to the coast by an easterly wind this week reminded some residents of the slash-burning era that wound down decades ago. There was a smell of distant wildfire smoke Tuesday morning in southwest Pacific County and our air quality was rated as moderate. Raymond’s air quality index was an unhealthy 162 on Monday. North along the coast, and at several locations around Puget Sound, air was rated Tuesday as unhealthy or “unhealthy for sensitive groups.” The state’s leading weather expert foresees little chance for significantly wetter, cooler weather this month. JIM SAYCE As featured on Washington state climatologist says Farmer's Almanac winter forecast is way off LONG BEACH — The Old Farmer’s Almanac has released its winter forecasts, saying Western Wash… Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion.