Smoke from the California wildfires is spreading 3,000 miles to New York CityPosted: Updated:
Take a look at this forecast model from the National Weather Service. It shows how the smoke from the wildfires scorching California is traveling thousands of miles. In this case, all the way to New York City -- about 3,000 miles away.
A satellite image taken Thursday shows that the western wildfire smoke spreading toward the East Coast of the US in the upper atmosphere as the forecast model predicted.