Siberia wildfire smoke could remain over Alaska for weeks

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Wildfire smoke from Siberia has moved into Southcentral Alaska and left a haze lingering over the region that the National Weather Service said could remain for weeks

    The Anchorage Daily News reported the agency said smoke from the fires began spreading over Alaska in early July.

    Patrick Doll of the National Weather Service’s Anchorage office said that until the fires in Russia stop, the haze will likely continue, although the duration is difficult to predict.

    Doll said the smoke drifting into Alaska could last well into the month of August and perhaps into early September.

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