DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 1630Z MAY 9, 2006.
Gulf of Mexico: Light to moderately dense smoke continues to cover most of the western and central Gulf of Mexico. The smoke stems from fires in southern Mexico especially the states of Veracruz and Tabasco. There is an area of especially dense smoke centered at about 26N 91W and moving northward. At this time, the U.S. Gulf Coast states do not seem to be under the area of smoke.