DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 1600Z July 24, 2006.
Alaska/Yukon Territory: Several fires in central western Yukon Province, Canada and Fairbanks are producing very dense plumes of smoke that are mainly moving to the north. The smoke produced by these fires is connected together and becomes a east-west belt. A thin smoke from the residues of the fire in Fairbanks North can be seen in the whole northwestern Alaska area. British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest Territory: A very dense plume of smoke just south of Great Slave Lake appears in this morning's satellite imagery. It's moving southeast into Alberta and British Columbia Provinces of Canada. Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Minnesota: Fires east of Lake Athabasca are still producing moderately dense smoke that is moving east. The residual smoke of yesterday night has moved southeast across Manitoba-Minnesota boundary into Minnesota, US. Zhong