- The sky above San Francisco turned a hazy orange Wednesday morning as the region continues to battle a series of wildfires.
- The orange sky is a result of the smoke that has blown in from the fires, with smoke particles obscuring the sunlight.
- As a result, San Francisco looked as though it were still nighttime throughout Wednesday, with an eerie twilight fog blanketing the city.
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San Francisco residents awoke on Wednesday to discover a glowing orange sky.
Smoke from wildfires has been covering San Francisco for weeks, but the layer that blew in on Wednesday morning was much thicker. And as the day wore on, the sky took on a darker hue of orange, making life in the city at 11 a.m. feel like night time, with streetlights and car headlights beaming through the dark and eerie shadows stretching across the ground.