DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 1500Z September 15, 2006
California/Nevado/Idaho: The wildfires located in Klamath and Six Rivers National Forests in northwest California have produced an area of smoke that extended southeastward into the northern Sacramento Valley, east across northwestern Nevada and then northeast into southwest Idaho. In addition, a fire in Mono County, California, near the Nevada border, was producing a smoke plume that extended 125 km to the northeast. Minnesota/Ontario/Quebec: Fires in Cook County, Minnesota, and in the vicinity of Lake Nipigon, Ontario, have produced a dense ribbon of smoke that extended eastward across central Ontario and Quebec, including the extreme southern portion of James Bay, to the island of Newfoundland.