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Smoke will continue to cloud air for the foreseeable future

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The Fannin County Emergency Management Agency posted this photo of the fires on its Facebook page. Photo credit: Jennifer Hinkley

The Fannin County Emergency Management Agency posted this photo of the fires on its Facebook page. Photo credit: Jennifer Hinkley

Smoke from a wildfire in the north Georgia mountains is continuing to make its way southward toward Atlanta, worsening air conditions for residents.

Tomorrow the air quality alert will be updated to Orange, meaning an elevated risk for people who have conditions like asthma.

The extreme drought conditions are keeping the fire lit, and the National Weather Service says there isn’t any rain the forecast in the next 10 days.

To read the full story on Atlanta Loop, click here.

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