DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 1500Z JULY 17, 2005
Northwestern Canada: Fires burning in Alaska and the Yukon and Northwest Territories have produced an area of smoke that stretches from the Yukon/Northwest Territories border southeastward into northern Saskatchewan. Ontario and Quebec: Smoke covers southern Ontario and southern Quebec. Thick smoke was over southeastern Quebec, just north of Maine and approaching New Brunswick. Rockies and Northern Plains: Smoke from fires in Idaho and Nevada was moving rapidly to the east and was detected over portions of south central South Dakota, northwest Nebraska and southeast Wyoming this morning.