Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Your Next Weather Apocalypse: The Smokestorm

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Your Next Weather Apocalypse: The Smokestorm

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Artur Widak/NurPhoto/Getty ImagesThis story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.As wildfire smoke descended on Seattle last week, the sun turned an apocalyptic shade of red and the city breathed in some of the unhealthiest air in the world. A new word to describe this phenomenon graced the headlines: “smokestorm.”The person who coined the…