Burning over a section of the TE course. One hopes rains don’t equal slides or close Refugio on the Santa Ynez side. (One hopes there will be rains.) We’ll see.
Meanwhile, soot particles can be as small as 50 nanometers — some of the oily grime we clean after a fire is small enough to fit inside the pores of our skin. Or, more important for the next few weeks, to penetrate deeply into our lungs. Please wear your N95 if you’re out for prolonged periods, particularly if you run. Not perfect but better than an unprotected system.