Tuesday, May 17, 2006
DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 1602Z MAY 17, 2006.
Small plumes can be seen over Liberty, Okaloosa, Walton, Dixie and
A very small dark smoke plume could be seen between 1445Z and 1545Z from
the 4 alarm blaze in New Orleans.
- Unless otherwise indicated:
- Areas of smoke are analyzed using GOES-EAST and GOES-WEST Visible satellite imagery.
- Only a general description of areas of smoke or significant smoke plumes will be analyzed.
- A quantitative assessment of the density/amount of particulate or the vertical distribution is not included.
- Widespread cloudiness may prevent the detection of smoke even from significant fires.