By Scott Bolthouse—Hub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com
When you went outside early Monday morning, did you notice a strong burning smell in the air?
No, it wasn’t a neighbor burning their leaves, but the smell came from smoke that traveled across the continental U.S. to Michigan from the California wildfires.
From the Associated Press: Grim search for more fire victims, 31 dead across California
Maps from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association show smoke from the wildfires had made its was across much of the Lower Peninsula early Monday morning.
Even though the thickest smoke trails were just north of metro Detroit, the strong smell was noticed in Huron Township.
From The New York Times: How to Help Those Affected by the California Fires