DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0200Z July 25, 2006.
Washington: A rather large fire broke out this afternoon in the Okanogan National Forest in Okanogan county. It is producing dense smoke that is was originally fanning out to both the east and the south, but now seems to moving continuously southeast. Oregon/Idaho: A fire located within the Deschutes National Forest of central Oregon is produced a light puff of smoke that has detached from the fire and is moving northeast. A fire on the border of Baker county, Oregon and Adams county, Idaho is producing a dense plume of smoke that is fanning out in all directions and staying local to the fire. In Valley county of north-central Idaho a fire is producing light smoke that is moving directly east. California: A fire in Monterey county of southwest California is producing a moderately dense plume of smoke that is moving to the north. A fire on the border of Ventura and Kern counties in the Los Padres National Forest is producing a light plume of smoke that is moving to the south. Texas: In Comanche county of central Texas a fire is producing a light plume of smoke that is moving off to the northwest. Minnesota: A fire in Marshall county of northwest Minnesota is producing a moderately dense plume of smoke that is moving south to southeast. Alaska/Yukon Territory: A large wildfire in eastern Yukon-Koyukuk county is producing dense smoke that is moving west across the central portion of Alaska. The wildfires up and down the mountains along the Alaskan/Yukon Territory border continue to produce massive amounts of dense smoke that is spreading to both the west and southeast. This giant area of smoke is reach central British Columbia and western Alberta. Northwest Territories/Southeast Yukon Territory: Several wildfires in the southern Northwest Territories and in the southeast Yukon Territory are producing dense to very dense plumes of smoke that are moving east to southeast and affecting northern Alberta and northern British Columbia. Saskatchewan: The wildfires surrounding Lake Athabasca continue to produce massive amounts of dense smoke that is moving in a southeastern direction covering the eastern half of Saskatchewan, almost all of Manitoba and lighter portions of smoke are moving into the northern United States. Banks