Smoke from the wildfires in central Washington moved over the Puget Sound in the western part of the state over the weekend, creating very hazy conditions in our neighborhood.
Portland's air quality was actually worse than in Beijing, according to Cliff Mass's weather blog: http://cliffmass.blogspot.com/2015/08/air-quality-is-worse-in-portland-oregon.html. Portland is about two hours south of us.
I love color, but not this kind. Here's to hoping the firefighters, who have come from as far away as Australia, stay safe.