The windy weather is bringing in more than just some cool weather across New York State.

The smoke that we will see and smell in parts of New York won't be as bad as it was earlier this summer when the winds brought heavy smoke and haze from the wildfires that started in Canada.


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Keep windows and doors closed.
Use fans and air conditioning to stay cool.
Avoid activities that create more fine particles indoors, including:
Smoking cigarettes. Using gas, propane, or wood-burning stoves and furnaces.
Don't use Spraying aerosol products, or burn candles and incense.
Don't vacuum, unless you use a vacuum with a HEPA filter.

10 Tips To Prevent Wildfires

Smokey The Bear said it best, "only you can prevent wildfires." Well, it's a lot easier said than done, Smokey. Great name for a bear trying to warn us about fire hazards, by the way.

In order to prevent wildfires, you have to first know how they can be prevented. Here are 10 tips provided by the Department Of Interior that will help you in your every day life, so you can enjoy being outside, camping, and having bonfires without it turning into a problem.

Here are their 10 tips, along with some simplified explanations from me.

Gallery Credit: Cort Freeman

8 Ways to Clear & Keep Wildfire Smoke from Your Home

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There are some ways that we may be able to help get rid of the smoky atmosphere throughout the state, but it’s going to require all of us working together as a unit to make it happen

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