Why is the moon orange in Michigan?

Posted at 6:40 AM, Jun 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-06 08:12:23-04

(WXYZ) — While the view of the moon over Michigan has been breathtaking, the reason for it may shock you.

According to meteorologist Mike Taylor the color is actually a haze caused by the smoke from wildfires in both Michigan and Canada. He adds that the reddish, orange hue is here to stay for a few more days.

Full explainer in video play head above.