DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 0130Z August 07, 2005
Washington: 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. Montana: 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.