red cloud over Portland

Mysterious Red Cloud Over Portland

I noticed this red cloud over Portland at about 3:30pm today, and it seems to be getting larger. What is causing it? It is clearly too early to be the sunset.

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Paul says ... on Wednesday, Oct 23 at 8:14 PM

They've been doing a lot of controlled burning near Tillamook. It's been drifting over the valley for the past week.

Chris says ... on Wednesday, Oct 23 at 10:30 AM

definitely smoke.

Jim Kuvallis says ... on Monday, Oct 21 at 9:01 PM

I noticed the same thing.Seems very odd for this weather pattern.Maybe it was smoke drifting in from somewhere.

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