Smoke from large fires in British Columbia and smaller fires in Whatcom County color the sky on Sunday evening, July 5, over Lake Padden in Bellingham. The unusually warm spring and summer created high-risk wildfire conditions. The weather trend also made for good outdoor swimming; people at Lake Padden over the Fourth of July weekend reported “bathwater” conditions.
Smoke from large fires in British Columbia and smaller fires in Whatcom County color the sky on Sunday evening, July 5, over Lake Padden in Bellingham. The unusually warm spring and summer created high-risk wildfire conditions. The weather trend also made for good outdoor swimming; people at Lake Padden over the Fourth of July weekend reported “bathwater” conditions. By Ralph Schwartz THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Smoke from large fires in British Columbia and smaller fires in Whatcom County color the sky on Sunday evening, July 5, over Lake Padden in Bellingham. The unusually warm spring and summer created high-risk wildfire conditions. The weather trend also made for good outdoor swimming; people at Lake Padden over the Fourth of July weekend reported “bathwater” conditions. By Ralph Schwartz THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
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