DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 1545Z MAY 7, 2006.
Western Gulf of Mexico: Widespread smoke covers much of the western Gulf of Mexico west of the Yucatan peninsula. The northern extent of the smoke is approaching the Texas/Louisiana coast. Thicker smoke is observes south of 27N. Cuba/Florida: Several plumes is observed moving northward from Cuba with one thick plume in particular crossing the Florida Keys near 26.4N 81.75W and entering Florida in the Marco/Naples area. Thinner smoke is visible mover much of the Gulf of Mexico west of the Southwest coast of Florida. Schwartz