Wildfires affect San Francisco Bay area

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports on the weather conditions in the areas surrounding the wildfires as they deal with smoke effects.
0:51 | 10/12/17

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The way the fires move so quickly. To ginger now and the smoke is moving into the bay area. They're even shutting down schools, ginger. At least five school districts shut down, colleges and libraries shutting down. Air quality this bad and it goes well beyond the fire areas. San Francisco airport had one in four flights delayed. They had major delays for incoming traffic and you can see why. This is the satellite image. We will circle where the fires are. Some of those high clouds get out of there and the northern edge with that north to northeast wind blowing it directly over the bay area where so many people are focused. This also hurts the firefight. The inversion traps that smoke and can't fight the fire until they can see. Air quality alert, Fresno and Bakersfield, Redding, Santa Barbara included. The winds and how low the humidity is going into the weekend coming up.

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