DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0230Z June 05, 2006.
Alaska/Canada: The large fire in the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge in SW Alaska continues to produce a plume of dense smoke that drifted southward to NW Bethel County. Numerous fires from NE Alberta across northern Saskatchewan to NW Manitoba produced plumes of moderately dense smoke that drifted mostly toward the NE. Isolated fires in southern Quebec and SE Labrador produced plumes of moderately dense smoke that drifted to the east and northeast. Thin smoke that originated from fires in Russia extended from Bristol Bay to the Gulf of Alaska. Southeastern States/ Gulf of Mexico: Fires from southern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle drifted southward to the Gulf of Mexico. Dense smoke drifted westward over S Florida from fires in W Collier and central Broward County. An area of thin smoke/haze extended from NE Texas across the Gulf of Mexico to central Florida. Utah/ Baja California: Fires in central Garfield and central San Juan County in SE Utah produced dense smoke that drifted westward to SW Colorado. Fires in northern Baja California produced moderately dense smoke. Brown