Smoke from wildfires out west causing a haze in La Crosse area

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- The smoke from the wildfires raging in the western part of the country is making its way to our area.

The smoke is causing a haze and at times causing the sun to appear a reddish color.

According to News 8 Now First Alert Meteorologist Cory Malles, the smoke is 12-15,000 feet in the atmosphere.

No major air quality issues are expected in our area from the smoke.