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Smoke Could Stunt Growth of Some Crops in WA State if Wildfire Haze Intensifies

August 05, 2021

While smoke has stayed in the upper levels of the atmosphere in Western Washington this week, communities in Central and Eastern Washington have battled wildfires and bad air quality for weeks. Multiple winemakers told KOMO News smoke has not impacted their wine grapes so far, but the situation bears watching as we get deeper into August.