Smoke from forest fires in British Columbia and the Northwest Territories has reached northwestern Central Saskatchewan and it's creating reduced air quality conditions.

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The skies were hazy in Saskatoon Friday evening as smoke from forest fires in B.C. and N.W.T. reached the province. (Chanss Lagaden/CBC)

Environment Canada has issued an alert for Saskatoon and Prince Albert.

The widespread smoke is creating hazy conditions and reduced visibility.

The hazy conditions are expected to dissipate overnight.