DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 0200Z August 05, 2005
Alaska: Smoke continues across central Alaska from the Yukon Territory to the Norton Sound then southward along and between the Kaiyuh and Kuskokwim Mountain ranges. Southwest British Columbia: Fire in southern Coast Mountains produced a plume that is extending 55 nmi to the east northeast. Washington: Late day fire in Kittitas County is producing a smoke plume that extended 30 nmi to the east. Montana: One fire in Mineral County has resulted in a smoke plume that extends 62 nmi to the northeast while another in Ravalli County produced a plume that extended 87 nmi to the north northeast. Minnesota: Fires in Roseau County have produced smoke plumes that extended 126 nmi to the southeast.