DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0230Z APRIL 28, 2006.
Mexico/ Gulf of Mexico: Fires buring in the southwestern states of Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoaca, Colima and Jalisco produced a large area of moderately dense smoke. Smoke and haze moved westward off the coast into the Pacific. Fires extending from Campeche to Vera Cruz produced thin smoke that moved northward over the southwest Gulf of Mexico. Southeast United States: A wild fire in N Brevard County in NE Florida produced a narrow plume of dense smoke that extended to the east over the Atlantic Ocean. An area of thin smoke from a fire in S Ware County in SE Georgia drifted southeastward over Duval County, Florida. A fire in NE Escambia County in S Alabama produced a plume of thin smoke that drifted southward to the Gulf of Mexico. Kansas Agricultural burns in eastern Kansas caused numerous plumes of thin smoke that moved northward. Oregon: Light and moderately dense smoke moved to the south and southwest from fires in central Harney, central Coos, NW Douglas and N Linn. Brown