That's Not a Normal Hazy Summer Sky

Real Estate Agent with Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 REB.0759001

Not A Normal Summer Haze


Our sky has been hazy for a few days now and it will continue as such for a while longer.

When the wind blows that haze carries more than just a tint. It also carries a fragrance of burning wood.

The effects of the west Coast wildfires have crossed the country and people are being warmed to protect themselves from the hyper haze.  

At risk are people with allergies as well as anyone with respiratory ailments.  W

One would think that with a heavy rain the haze would clear out, but it is replaced with the winds coming from the west.

These photos are of the sky over Waterbury valley taken on a late afternoon.

We can only hope that the western fires get controlled and even then we will feel the results long after that.


That's Not a Normal Hazy Summer Sky

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Comments (17)

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - Valley of the Sun /

Wow, just so sad. Bill 

Jul 28, 2021 05:33 AM
faye schubert
Branson, MO
Living the Branson Lake Life

We've got the haze over the Ozarks from the fires.

Jul 28, 2021 05:33 AM
Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

It is really remarkable that the smoke makes it that far.  Ironically, we have not had much haze ourselves yet.  Last year was much worse for us.  We had ash falling from the sky.

Jul 28, 2021 06:04 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


This is nothing new to us.  Lucky for us, the fires in California are way up North...And teams are fighting them...Rain would be a big help up there. A

Jul 28, 2021 06:05 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Ed - "normal" you say.  Well, that's another discussion, isn't it?  

Jul 28, 2021 06:19 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yep, the smoke is everywhere. This has been an extremely hot and dry year for the west.

Jul 28, 2021 06:19 AM
Sham Reddy CRS
H E R Realty, Dayton, OH - Dayton, OH

Thanks for sharing Ed! Another proof what happens in one part of the world affects everyone else!

The effects of the west Coast wildfires have crossed the country and people are being warmed to protect themselves from the hyper haze.  At risk are people with allergies as well as anyone with respiratory ailments.

Jul 28, 2021 06:27 AM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That sounds so crazy that smoke could travel that far, I always thought it dissipated after a while.

Jul 28, 2021 06:34 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Ed,  we have hazy early in the morning or later before dusk and it is the smoke coming over the mountains and hitting Denver.


Jul 28, 2021 08:29 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Area residents need to spend more time indoors when the air quality is poor.

Jul 28, 2021 09:06 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Ed, this is quite normal in the summer for Denver.   Amazing the smoke can travel so far East!   There are times the haze is so thick, you cannot see the mountains.

Jul 28, 2021 09:38 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Our sky's have been the same here too Ed. Those awful wildfires have spread far across to our East Coast...

Jul 28, 2021 10:00 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Ed hard to believe that fires 3,000 miles away would be impacting our air quality here in New England, but as very evident by your pictures, they are.

Jul 28, 2021 11:46 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Ed Silva - It looks like that haze is worse in your area than in Sedona AZ and we are much closer to the fires. wow!

Jul 28, 2021 12:05 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

I just heard about this yesterday. I wasn't aware the smoke went that far East

Jul 28, 2021 06:40 PM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Ed- it's amazing how far the smoke travels. My lungs let me know immediately when the air is heavy. 

Jul 28, 2021 07:33 PM
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

I'm stunned that smoke travels that far. People should be aware when they are outside, especially those with breathing issues. 

Jul 29, 2021 06:47 AM