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Smoke plume from New Jersey wildfire to approach I-95 corridor on Thursday afternoon

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Thursday afternoon and evening could become quite hazy along the I-95 corridor.

The Maryland Department of the Environment says that winds have pushed a plume of dense smoke from a wildfire in New Jersey to the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Winds will shift the plume northward toward the I-95 corridor on Thursday afternoon and into the evening hours.

Visible smoke will cause hazy conditions. Young children and people with respiratory or heart conditions should consider limiting their outdoor activities.

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