DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0130Z June 22, 2006.
Southwestern US: A fire in Arizona's Kaibab National Forest was producing a very dense plume of smoke that extended 200 km to the east northeast into southern Utah. The Sedona fire was generating a moderately dense smoke plume that also extended 200 km to the east northeast. Cloud cover was making it difficult to discern smoke from a large blaze in southern Catron County, New Mexico, but the entire southeastern half of the state was covered in a smokey haze. California: A dense but narrow smoke plume extended into the Pacific Ocean 200 km to the south southeast of a fire in Santa Barbara County, CA. Canada: Numerous fires around and southeast of Lake Athabasca resulted in a large number of moderately dense smoke plumes that were moving towards the south and southeast.