DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0115Z October 12, 2005
California: A cluster of fires was observed in the Sacramento Valley. These fires produced thin smoke over Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Sutter and Yuba counties. Fires producing thin smoke were also visible over Washington, NW Oregon and S British Columbia. Arizona: Dense smoke plumes extended to the east of fires in central and southern Coconino County in northern Arizona. Lower Mississippi Valley: Numerous thin smoke plumes produced by agricultural burns were observed over the Lower Mississippi Valley and the Gulf States.