DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0230Z July 27, 2006.
Ohio River Valley and New England: An area of thin smoke is visible from the Ohio Valley and the Middle Atlantic States to New England. The residual smoke is from fires in Central Canada. N Saskatchewan/ Manitoba/ Ontario: Thin and moderately dense smoke from fires near Lake Athabasca is drifting to the southeast over Saskatchewan and S Manitoba. British Columbia/ NW United States: Numerous fires in the Northwest are producing thin to very dense smoke plumes. The smoke is moving to the east and northeast. The most extensive plume emanating from the Tin Pan and Tripod fires in N Washington reached into eastern Montana. NW Canada/ NE Alaska: Areas of thin smoke from fires along the Mackenzie River in NW Northwest Territories are moving to the NW over NE Alaska and far N Yukon Territory. Brown