DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0300Z June 13, 2006.
California: A fire in southern Inyo County, California is producing a moderate smoke plume that extends northward reaching just past the Nevada border. Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas: Several fires are producing small, mostly thin smoke plumes in Louisiana, eastern Texas and southern Arkansas. There is an area of possible smoke mixed with haze in eastern Arkansas. Baja California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah: Several fires in this area are producing smoke. A fire in extreme southwestern San Juan County, Utah is producing a large dense smoke plume that extends northward as far as southern Vintah County and then turns eastward and extends into Colorado. A fire in western Navajo County, Arizona, and several fires in Catron and Grant Counties in New Mexico are producing moderate plumes that extend northeastward. A fire in Baja California if producing a dense plume that extends well into southwestern Arizona. Alaska: The wildfire west southwest of Fairbanks is producing moderate smoke that extends mostly westward. Canada: Earlier today a few fires over northeast Alberta and northwest Saskatchewan were producing moderate smoke plumes but the area is now too cloud covered to observe. Mexico: An area of light to moderate smoke left over from todays and previous days fires covers much of the states of Veracruz, Tabasco, and western Campeche and adjacent parts of the Gulf of Mexico.