California air quality worsens as fires continue to burn

Wildfires burning throughout California and the Sacramento region continue to challenge firefighters, threaten homes and worsen air quality.

Sacramentans woke to weather forecasts of high temperatures and smoky skies Monday.

Fires are burning in several neighboring counties — virtually surrounding the Sacramento area — and driving smoke into the valley.

The intensity of the fires and faint breeze are contributing to the smoky haze.

"We have light winds about 10 mph, so the smoke isn't moving very much," said Felix Garcia, a National Weather Service meteorologist.

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