Monday, September 12, 2005

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.

A fire in near the coast in San Diego County has produced a smoke plume
that was moving towards the west and east.

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.

A thick plume of smoke extended 39 nmi to the southwest of a fire in
Clay County.


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.