DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0100Z September 13, 2005
Lower and Mid Mississippi Valley: Numberous agricultural fires were burning from Louisiana across western Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and southeast Missouri. While several of these fires generated small smoke plumes that were moving north, two blazes in Louisiana were notable for thick plumes of smoke. A fire in Cameron County has resulted in a plume that extended 35 nmi to the west southwest while a fire in Winn County produced a plume that extended 55 nmi to the northeast. Southeast Quebec: A fire just east of the border with Ontario generated a smoke plume that extended 55 nmi to the east northeast. California: A fire in near the coast in San Diego County has produced a smoke plume that was moving towards the west and east. Oregon: Dense smoke was moving east from a blaze in Marion County. Extreme Southwest British Columbia: A fire just north of Washington State near White Rock has resulted in a plume of smoke that extended west into Vancouver Island. Alabama: A thick plume of smoke extended 39 nmi to the southwest of a fire in Clay County.