DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0230Z July 26, 2006.
Eastern U.S.: Extensive haze is over the Ohio and Tennessee valley while thin smoke is visible moving over Southern New England. Washington: Large fires in Okanogan and N Chelan Counties in N Washington produced a plume of dense smoke that stretched southeastward to Lincoln/ Adam Counties and northward to S British Columbia. Oregon/ Idaho/ Montana: Mostly thin smoke drifted eastward from fires in NW Deschutes, SW wheeler, N Harney, C Malheur and NE Baker Counties in Oregon. Plumes of moderately dense smoke drifted to the northeast from several fires in N Idaho and SW Montana. California: A large fire in N Santa Barbara county caused very dense smoke that extended northward to San Luis Obispo and W Kern County. Thin and moderately dense smoke drifted northward from fires in Monterey, Stanislaus, Tehama, Siskiyou and Trinity. Saskatchewan and Manitoba: A fire in southern Saskatchewan produced a narrow plume of moderately dense smoke that extended southward across Valley and McCome County to W Dawson. Numerous wildfires caused moderately dense smoke from N Saskatchewan to S Manitoba. Alaska: A large fire in E Yukon-koyukuk County in NE Alaska caused a plume of dense smoke that drifted northward. Brown