Sky Over Central Park Turns Orange as Thick Wildfire Smoke Covers New York City

Dense wildfire smoke continued to envelop New York City on Wednesday, June 7.

This footage, captured by Storyful journalist Veruska Carballo Fontevecchia, shows the orange skies over an entrance to Central Park.

On Tuesday, authorities issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for large swaths of the state, including New York City, where the smoke arrived on Tuesday afternoon. Another advisory was issued on Thursday, June 8, for all of New York, with the exception of the Adirondacks. Credit: Veruska Carballo Fontevecchia via Storyful

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