The Orange Filter - Wildfire Smoke
Last weekend the wicked wildfire smoke from Eastern Oregon and Washington blew through the Columbia gorge and dumped into Western Oregon & Wa. The smoke was hard on folks like me who have severe asthma, but I did sneak out to take some photos in the pretty morning light. The light was filtered by the smoke in the air and created an orange hue, that early in the day, was beautiful.
The front gardens were cast in an orange glow.
The color of the morning sun was nearly orange sherbet.
The air got thick and super hazy as the day went on. This told the story of just how big these fires are in our Western States. We keep those brave firefighters in our thoughts as they continue to battle.
We are seeing strong chances of rain for the upcoming weekend. Our region is desperate for it. Those fires need a heavy dose of moisture and while the light was pretty, I'd be ok if we never saw smoke that thick again.
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