Smoke and soot will be hanging around the region from southwest North Carolina and North Georgia wildfires. These two wild fires are responsible for poor air quality. Current Conditions are now unhealthy for those who have any heart or lung issues. This air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive groups and irritating for those not in the sensitive groups. Current Conditions are now unhealthy for those who have any heart or lung issues. A Friday night cold front will pass through the region and high pressure across the mid-Atlantic will increase surface winds from the north and east helping to minimize the greater impacts of the smoke. We’ll keep you posted as we get better information on the progress of these fires.