DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0215Z August 2, 2006.
Oklahoma: Fires in Haskell and Pushmataha on the eastern side of Oklahoma are producing moderately dense plumes of moving north reaching southern Kansas. Manitoba: Several fires in southeast Manitoba are producing moderately dense plumes of moving to the east. California/Oregon: The fires located in the National Forest's of northern California continue to produce very dense smoke that is spreading in all directions from the fires, but staying relatively local to them. Light smoke from these fires has moved to the northeast across Oregon and into southern Idaho. The wildfires in central Oregon are producing moderately dense to very dense smoke that is fanning out to the east. Washington: The wildfires spreading through Okanogan National Forest are producing very dense smoke that is moving directly to the east, reaching central Montana and southern Alberta/Saskatchewan. Idaho/Montana: Fires throughout central Idaho and western Montana are producing smoke ranging from moderately dense to very dense that is moving east to southeast and combining to form one massive area of smoke. This area of smoke is affecting almost all of Montana, southern Idaho and northwest Wyoming. Yukon Territory/Northwest Territories: Fires on the border of Yukon and Northwest Territories are producing dense smoke that is moving to the northwest. Several fires on the southeast portion of Great Bear Lake are producing dense smoke that is moving northwest across the lake. Banks