Tuesday • July 27, 2021
A slight haze of smoke in the sky this morning. Campfire ban in effect.
Any smoke in the sky is from wildfires west of the region by Wasa, the West Kootenays and Okanagan. Winds can move smoke in and out of the community regularly.
Check back daily for updated images or view our local webcams in the links below. See the previous day's images by scrolling through the images.
Important Links (Fernie is in the 'Southeast' region):
Local radio stations list:
The summer of 2020 and 2019 did not see any forest wildfire activity in our area. In 2017 and 2018 Fernie experienced periodic smokey skies, primarily between early August and early September, but no wildfires. Scroll through the image gallery above to see images of the Fernie sky from the past seasons.
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