DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0215Z June 19, 2006.
Arizona/Utah: A wildfire in central Arizona, on the border of Coconino and Yavapai counties, is producing a dense plume of smoke that is spreading north into Coconino county. An enormous fire in northern Coconino county, Arizona is producing a very dense plume of smoke that is moving northeast into southern Utah. The significantly dense smoke from that fire is affecting the southern Utah counties of Garfield, Kane, and San Juan. New Mexico: Fires in Grant and Catron counties of western New Mexico are producing plumes of moderately dense smoke that are spreading in northeast and southwest directions away from the the fire. Several fires in San Miguel, Mora, and Colfax counties of northeast New Mexico are producing plumes of moderately dense to dense smoke that are combining to cover most of northeastern New Mexico. Texas: A fire in Tom Green county of central Texas is producing a moderately dense plume of smoke that is moving west and spreading. A fire on the border of Presidio and Brewster counties is producing a light to moderately dense plume of smoke that is moving both northwest and southeast away from the fire. Canada: A cluster of fires surrounding Lake Athabasca of norther Saskatchewan are producing a very dense area of smoke that seems to moving predominately to the southeast, but cloud cover limits the visibility. Banks