Friday, December 2, 2005

THROUGH 0100Z December 3, 2005

Southeastern U.S./Lower Mississippi Valley:
Their are numerous agricultural and/or prescribed burns across Arkansas,
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.
Quite a few fires in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama are producing
small to moderate in size plumes of smoke.  The smoke is very thin.  Their
are a couple of smoke producing fires in South Carolina and Arkansas.

South Florida:
A large number of fires are burning around Lake Okeechobee in the counties
of Palm Beach, Hendry, Okeechobee, Glades and Highlands.  A majority of
these fires are in Palm Beach and Hendry counties and they are producing
only thin smoke.  The smoke is moving south into Miami-Dade, Monroe and
Broward counties.

Arizona/New Mexico:
A fire burning in Cochise county in Arizona is producing a thin plume
of smoke.  The smoke is moving east into Hidalgo county in New Mexico.

Fires burning in Pittsburg and Hughes counties in southeast Oklahoma
are emitting thin plumes of smoke moving into Okmulgee, Okfuskee and
McIntosh counties.



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.