DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THRU 0100ZZ August 20, 2005
Alaska/Northwestern Canada: Numerous fires are producing a large area of thick smoke that stretches from central Yukon Territory westward through central Alaska and south across the Aleutian Range and into the Pacific. ID/MT: Numerous fires in Idaho and Lemhi Counties in Idaho and one fire in Ravalli County Montana have produced a large area of smoke that extends up to 100 nmi to the east. OR: A fire in Deschutes County has resulted in a smoke plume that stretched 54 nmi to the north. Another fire near Curry, Coos and Douglas Counties has generated a large, thick plume that extended 67 nmi to the north.