Why is the sky yellow today?

yellow sky over Marshfield

OnFocus – An eerie yellow glow is covering the sky throughout Central Wisconsin this morning, but experts say this doesn’t mean it’s the End of Days.

A yellow sky often indicates there is a winter storm brewing during a relatively warm day. The glow is an atmospheric effect, a result of how the sun is filtering through particular clouds. The orange hue is caused by the same process that causes the vivid colors at sunsets. Shorter wavelengths of light (blue) are scattered quickly, leaving only the yellow-orange-red end of the spectrum.

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