Saturday, August 6, 2005

THRU 0130Z August 07, 2005

Convective dense smoke from a new fire near the Tucannon R. E of Dayton,
WA along the Columbia/Garfield county line is in a line 35km wide and
extends east 192km to the ID/MT line near the I-90/Long Black fires.

Convective dense smoke from a new fire near Wauconda, WA in eastern
Okanogan county is in a line 25km wide and extends east to the ID
state line.

Thin smoke from the Lick Creek fire is in a line 46km wide extending
east 88km to near Desert Aire, WA along the Columbia River.

Thin smoke from the Dirty Face fire is in a line 24km wide extending
east 32 km to the Columbia River in Kittitas county.

Convective dense smoke from 2 fires near Silvertop and Signal Mtns in
Flathead county is in a line 35 km wide and extends east 145km to the
Teton/Chouteau county line.

Convective dense smoke from the I-90 fire is in a line 28km wide and
extends east 154km into N Lewis and Clark county (near US-287).

SW Ontario:
A new fire 72km WSW of Lake Nipigon is producing convective dense smoke
in a fan-shape extending east 311km to 85W longitude across southern
Lake Nipigon to across northern Lake Superior.

Dense smoke from a second new fire 61 km WNW of Lake Nipigon is in a line
26km wide and extends east 138km or 88W longitude across the northern
shore of Lake Nipigon.

South Dakota:
A very thin area of smoke from the MT/ID fires from last night/this
morning has drifted ESE over central SD and is about 150km wide east to
west and 260km north to south.

Gulf of Mexico:
Dense smoke from a fire along the coast of Vermillion Parish SE of the
town of Pelican Island is moving south across the Northwest Gulf of
Mexico in a line 24km wide and 122km long.


Unless otherwise indicated:
  • Areas of smoke are analyzed using GOES-EAST and GOES-WEST Visible satellite imagery.
  • Only a general description of areas of smoke or significant smoke plumes will be analyzed.
  • A quantitative assessment of the density/amount of particulate or the vertical distribution is not included.
  • Widespread cloudiness may prevent the detection of smoke even from significant fires.