Smoke blowing in from wildfires burning up north have created the hazy conditions you're seeing throughout the Bay Area today.
Don't worry, they're not local wildfires so don't tie up 9-1-1:
Authorities say they're getting unnecessary 911 calls for smoke from wildfires drifting into Bay Area. pic.twitter.com/1lgWURPfc0— KenWayne (@KenWayneKTVU) August 15, 2015
Although the sky is hazy and you can actually smell the smoke in the air, the Spare The Air alert issued for Sunday is not related to the smoke.
Smoke from CA wildfires is making San Francisco disappear pic.twitter.com/O4vm3dzRHO— Ricardo Santos (@RSantos2015) August 15, 2015
The SF skyline SHOULD be visible from our Emeryville camera.. Not today with the haze/smoke in the air. pic.twitter.com/EnDEKpNyDv— Drew Tuma (@DrewTumaABC7) August 15, 2015
Air quality very bad in Marin County because of the fires and hot weather that's Mt Tam in the haze pic.twitter.com/OhZrKvVFUU— Pam Cook (@PCooknewsKTVU) August 15, 2015
The smoke/haze you are seeing/smelling are from the large fires in Northern California. It should be with us all day pic.twitter.com/NcTSBuf4cY— PaloAltoFire (@PaloAltoFire) August 15, 2015
Bad Air. Smoke from norcal fires blowing our way with this wind shift pic.twitter.com/B5vqdVTHAw— Bill Martin (@BillMartinKTVU) August 15, 2015