BALTIMORE, MD—If you smell smoke in the air this afternoon, you’re not alone.
The National Weather Service says a wildfire raging in eastern North Carolina was producing a smoky odor in the Baltimore area on Monday.
A huge wildfire has burned over 5,200 acres in northeastern North Carolina and has led to the smell of smoke wafting over a large portion of the Mid-Atlantic.
Forecasters say southerly winds are bringing the smoke northward.
Smoke should clear out from west to east on Monday evening with winds shifting to the northwest.
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