A change to easterly winds is expected to push smoke from wildfires into the area.
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"The air quality index is expected to reach Moderate or Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups on Saturday, increasing throughout the day."
Smoke from the fire is expected to begin reaching western Washington.
The smoke is expected to first arrive in the upper atmosphere.
Residents of Glacier and those traveling along Mount Baker Highway may see smoke from these burns.
The ban prohibited outdoor and indoor burning.
Stage 2 air quality burn ban implemented for Columbia Valley/Maple Falls area.
Air quality alert has been extended until 5pm on Thursday. Rain is expected on Friday.
Outdoor burning is not allowed and home heating with fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves is also prohibited.