Smoke from California
National Weather Service

ELKO — Smoke from wildfires burning in northern California streamed into northern Nevada Wednesday afternoon and was expected to linger into Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

Observations and reports from the public indicate visibility was around 2 miles along Interstate 80 in Humboldt County. As the day progressed, the smoke moved eastward into northern Lander, Eureka and portions of Elko County.

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Motorists should exercise caution in areas of lower visibility. Additionally, sensitive groups should be aware of health complications that can occur in dense smoke.

The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies Thursday afternoon, with cooler temperatures in the lower to mid-50s.

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