DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 0130Z JULY 28, 2005
Alaska/NW Canada: Thick smoke extends from Yukon Territory across central Alaska before splitting to the northwest over the Arctic Ocean and to the southwest through the Kuskokwim Mountains. Narrow plume of thick smoke exists between Great Bear Lake and Great Slave Lake. Oregon/California/Idaho: Union County, Oregon fire is producing a smoke plume that is moving towards the northeast and the southwest. Other Oregon fires were burning in Jackson County and Grant County. Smoke from the Jackson fire was moving towards the north while smoke from Grant county was moving towards the east. A fire in Lemhi County Idaho had generated a dense smoke plume that extended to the east. Smoke was moving towards the northwest from a fire located in Malheur County California. Southern Plains: Small sporadic plumes were moving north from various fires between the Texas Panhandle and central Kansas.