DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 10015Z October 6, 2005
Idaho: A couple fires in Clearwater and Idaho Counties resulted in thin smoke plumes that stretched 27 nmi to the north. Southwest U.S.: A large blaze near the Mexico-California border produced a thick plume of smoke that extended 115 nmi from east to west. A new fire erupted in Riverside County California generating thick smoke for 30 nmi stretching from east to west. Numerous fires in Gila and Coconino Counties Arizona have produced thick smoke plumes that extended 110 nmi to the northeast. A separate blaze in San Juan County New Mexico near the border with Arizona produced a narrow plume that reached 27 nmi to the northeast.