DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0215Z MAY 3, 2006.
Southeast United States: Fires in southern Georgia produced plumes of light and moderately dense smoke that drifted mostly to the south. Smoke from fires in NW Liberty and W Bryan County extended as far south as Jacksonville Florida. Thin smoke also drifted southward from fires in S Berrien and SW Brooks County. A plume of thin smoke extended to the SW from a fire in N Dixie County in Florida. Fires in eastern Escambia County in S Alabama produced plumes of thin smoke that extended to the northeast. Northwest United States: In Oregon, Plumes of thin and moderately dense smoke extended to the south from fires in NW Grant County, NE Harney, SW Jackson, E Douglas and SW Deschutes. In Idaho, a plume of dense smoke fanned out to the S and SE from a fire in northern Boise County. In Washington, a fire in W Okanogan produced a narrow plume of dense smoke that extended to the SE over N Douglas County. Mexico/ Cuba: Numerous fires in southeastern Mexico produced a large area of thin and moderately dense smoke approximately 300 nmi wide that moved northward over the western Gulf of Mexico. Narrow plumes of thin smoke extended southward from the numerous fires in S Cuba. Brown