DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0000Z APRIL 05, 2006.
South Carolina: Thin to moderately dense smoke combined from a fire near Robertville and another near Gillisonville in Jasper county extend SE more than 171km well off shore. A fire near Eadytown in Berkeley county is producing thin smoke that extends E 112km to about 10km offshore of Georgetown, SC Georgia/Alabama/Florida: Moderately dense smoke from multiple fires SW,S and SE of Columbus, GA currently cover the following counties in GA: Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Marion, Sumter, Lee, Terrell, Webster, Stewart and Russell county in AL. The smoke has been moving southeasterly. An area of moderately dense smoke from multiple fires SSE of Albany, GA currently cover the following counties in GA: Colquitt, Brooks, Lowndes, Thomas, S. Worth county and Madison, W. Hamilton, and N. Jefferson counties in FL. The smoke has been moving slowly SE. A fire near Liberty Hill, AL in Talladega county is producing dense smoke that extends SE 97km into Macon county, AL and is about 20km wide. A fire near Millville, AL in Sumter county extends SE 47km to the Choctaw/Marengo county line and is about 20km wide. A fire along the Mobile River near Malcom, AL in S Washington county is producing dense smoke that extends 143km offshore of Gulf Shores, AL. The plume is about 25km wide and covers most of Baldwin county. Missouri: Cirrus has been moving in from the West over the last few hours obscuring most of the Kansas fires as well as SW MO. However, a fire near Akers in NW Shannon county has produced a thin smoke plume that extends E 63km to Reynolds county. The plume is about 25km wide. A fire near Chicopee in Carter county is producing dense smoke that extends E 89km to near Aid in Stoddard county. The plume is about 32km wide. Gallina