Numerous wildfires in the western region are contributing to hazy skies across the United States.
According to the National Weather Service, a disturbance is projected to move in Friday morning, bringing increased showers and thunderstorm activity.
The smoke activity can be seen in this image:
NWS says the expected thunderstorms are projected to be enough to clear the persistent smoke.
For all local weather conditions, visit KGUN9's weather page for the latest forecast.