Notice smoke and haze across the Houston area?

Here's the reason for the smoke and haze you're seeing outside.

May 17, 2013 4:01:47 PM PDT
If you've noticed smoke and haze across the viewing area, there's a reason.

Eyewitness News Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller says the smoke people are noticing is from agricultural fires burning in southern Mexico and Central America.

Air quality levels are in the unhealthy range southeast of Houston. If you're sensitive to the smoke, you should avoid prolonged exposure to outside air.

Unfortunately, the problem could affect your weekend.

Stay with Eyewitness News and for the very latest on the smoke and haze across the area.

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