Smoke from western wildfires is producing hazy conditions

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Burlington, Vt. (AP) — Smoke from western wildfires is producing hazy conditions throughout New England, as well as the possibility of vibrant sunsets. The National Weather Service’s offices in Boston and Burlington said Saturday that smoke moving eastward could make the sky appear “milky” or hazy throughout much of New England. Lingering in the air, smoke particulates could also create conditions for particularly colorful sunsets. While smoke can worsen air quality, the National Weather Service’s Burlington office said the smoke now affecting New England’s skies should be too high in the atmosphere to cause problems for anyone on the ground.