Dense smoke advisory issued for Brunswick County

Dense smoke advisory issued for Brunswick County

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The National Weather Service in Wilmington issued a dense smoke advisory for Brunswick County starting late Sunday night.

Smoke from the massive woods fire near Bolivia combined with light to calm winds could result in some patches of dense smoke in surrounding areas.

Dense smoke means smoke associated with the fire could produce limited visibility.

The advisory is in effect from midnight tonight until 9 a.m. Monday morning.

Impacts include the potential for significantly reduced visibility in and around Bolivia, including highway 17.

Drivers are cautioned to slow down, use their headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of them in case a sudden stop is needed.

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