NWS: Smoke wildfire in northeast Fla. hits southeast GA, SC

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) - Smoke is affecting parts of southeast South Carolina and Georgia.

The South Carolina Forestry Commission and the Georgia Forestry Commission report that there are no active wildfires across the area, according to the National Weather Service.

Smoke from a wildfire in northeast Florida has been driving into the Atlantic Ocean and then coming back onshore and settling over parts of southeast South Carolina and Georgia due to easterly winds, according to the NWS.

Visibility has been reduced to 2 to 3 miles in some area. Smoke could linger across the area into Monday night.

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