SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO)– Even with the rainy forecast in some areas, smoke can still be smelled and seen in the air across KELOLAND.
Smoke from fires by Lake Winnipeg in Canada arrived in South Dakota on Thursday.
It prompted an air quality alert to be issued for the eastern part of the state in the evening.
Here’s a look at the conditions as of Saturday morning. This story was updated throughout the day.
Here is the latest information as of 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 31.
Here’s a look at the air quality as of 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.
Right now, the air quality in South Dakota is more severe than both Los Angeles and Winnipeg where the wildfires originated.
Over the course of Friday, we saw air quality in the code red and code purple levels across KELOLAND. The conditions worsened in western and central South Dakota around 2 p.m., but got better by the 4 p.m. update.
Here is the latest information as of 4 p.m. on Friday.
The air quality in KELOLAND as of 4 p.m.
The KELOLAND Live Cams as of 4 p.m. on Friday.
Here is the latest information as of 2 p.m. on Friday.
The air quality in KELOLAND as of 2 p.m.
The KELOLAND Live Cams as of 2 p.m. on Friday.
Here’s the latest as of 12 p.m. on Friday.
The air quality in KELOLAND as of 12:00 p.m.
Here’s a closer look at the KELOLAND Live Cams as of 12:00 p.m. on Friday.
Here is a closer look at the fire and smoke map as 10:15 a.m. on Friday.
This map shows the air quality of the KELOLAND area.
Here is closer look at the KELOLAND Live Cams as of 10:15 a.m. on Friday.
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Check back to this story later in the day for updates on the smoke over South Dakota.