Cooler weather and clearer skies on tap for Western WA

A series of wildfires throughout Washington state have caused air quality in the area to suffer, but more favorable weather conditions are ahead, according to meteorologist Cliff Mass.

There is an upper-level pressure wave bringing clouds and a light sprinkle to the area, helping to clear out smoke from the weekend, which saw some of the worst air quality this year.

At the time of publishing, NOAA’s air quality index is 94, a moderate level of air pollution, with officials warning those that are unusually sensitive to particle pollution to be cautious and possibly reduce exposure outdoors. The closer you get to the Wenatchee Mountains and the fires, the

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