DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 1500Z JULY 16, 2005
Alaska: Extensive cloud cover limited the detection of smoke to the Kotzebue Sound eastward to south of the Endicott Mountains. Quebec/Ontario: Numerous fires burning in southern Quebec and southeast Ontario were producing small smoke plumes that were moving towards the northeast this morning. Some residual smoke was detected in central Quebec. Idaho: Large fire burning near the Owyhee/Elmore county line generated smoke that moved towards the east and was centered over Bingham county this morning. Northwest Canada: Plume of smoke stretched from the fires between Big Bear Lake and Big Slave Lake east southeastward across the southern Northwest Territories.