Monday September 25, 2006

THROUGH 1630Z September 25, 2006

California/western Oregon:
The fires located within the national forests of Siskiyou and Trinity
counties are producing moderately dense to dense smoke that is mainly
moving to the north NW either out over the Pacific or over the western
Oregon and northwestern corner of California.

The large wildfire in Ventura county, of southern California, continues
to produce a narrow moderately dense plume of smoke that is moving to
northwest. However, the moderately dense residual smoke from this fire
covers the central California, including San Francisco, Sacramento,
and San Jose.

Nevada/Arizona/Utah/New Mexico/Texas/Louisiana:
The large area of smoke from the large fire in Ventura county of southern
California and has fanned out all the way east and formed a long belt
which has covered portions of those states mentioned in the title.



Unless otherwise indicated:
  • Areas of smoke are analyzed using GOES-EAST and GOES-WEST Visible satellite imagery.
  • Only a general description of areas of smoke or significant smoke plumes will be analyzed.
  • A quantitative assessment of the density/amount of particulate or the vertical distribution is not included.
  • Widespread cloudiness may prevent the detection of smoke even from significant fires.