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Whitewater Fire- Lots of haze in Central Oregon

Little growth on the Whitewater Fire west of Sister, OR has been reported for several days.  The potential for smoke still exists as operations to secure fire lines are planned for later in the week. Smoke has been diffuse and is adding incrementally to the widespread haze has been seen in Central Oregon east of the Cascades.

The image below was taken around 1pm on August 8th, 2017 facing southeast from Black Butte near Sisters, OR.  The mountains in the background are obscured by haze.

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