DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 1430Z JULY 25, 2005
Alaska/Yukon: A broad area of smoke along a west-northwest to east-southeast axis extends across most of central Alaska from near Kotzebue Sound through Fairbanks and into south central sections of the Northwest Territory of Canada passing through and south of Eagle. The smoke area is approximately 250 km wide with most of the smoke moving to the west. The area of smoke in Northwest Territory is drifting to the southeast. Ontario: An area of smoke is straddling the Ontario/Quebec border between 46N and 49N and is moving to the east-southeast. The source of the smoke is most likely fires burning near Lake Nipigon in south central Ontario north of Lake Superior. Alberta: An area of thin smoke at high levels is seen over east central Alberta and is moving to the east-southeast.