A reader sent us the above photo shot on 101 in MidHum and wondered why it was so smoky. The answer can be found below

CalFire release:

It is prescribed burning time in the CAL FIRE Humboldt- Del Norte Unit! 

CAL FIRE in cooperation with California State Parks will conduct prescribed fire operations within Redwood State Park on October 15, 2019. The burn will be located approximately five miles west of Weott.  Residents are reminded that smoke will be visible and there will be an increase in fire traffic in the area. 

For more information on fire safety please visit ReadyforWildfire.org