For the first time anyone at the Times can recall, the weather forecast included in today’s edition of the Times calls for “patchy smoke” from Friday through Sunday.

 For the first time anyone at the Times can recall, the weather forecast included in today’s edition of the Times calls for “patchy smoke” from Friday through Sunday.

    The hazy skies are due to ongoing wildfires in the western United States and Canada. The smoke is leading to some air-quality issues.