Wednesday, November 8, 2006

THROUGH 0150Z November 9, 2006

A lot of fires along Kaibab National Forest areas in Coconino, Gila,
and Yavapai counties of Arizona are burning and producing moderately
dense smoke that are mostly moving to the northeast. The smoke plumes
has covered large portion of Coconino and Mavajo counties.

Southern California and northern Mexico:
Two fires in southwestern corner of San Bernardino county of southern
California are producing thin to moderately dense plumes of smoke moving
to east southeast. A big fire close to the Pacific in northern Mexico
is producing a dense plume of smoke that is moving east northeast and
has covered most portion of northern Mexico.

New Mexico:
A fire in along the boundary between Mc Kinley and San Juan counties is
producing a moderately dense to locally dense plume of smoke that is
moving to the east and has covered the areas along the border of the
two counties. Two fires in Sandoval and Otero counties are producing
thin plumes of sourtheasterly smoke.

Four fires in San Juan, Kuchesne, and Garfield counites of Utah are
producing thin to moderately dnese plumes of smoke that are moving to
the northeast.

Early today a fire caused by a oil pipe broken in southwestern corner
of Woyming produced a several hours puff of black smoke that extended
about 120 miles to the northeast.

Kansas and Oklahoma:
Several agricultural fires in Chase, Haskell, Clark, and Riley counties
of Kansas and Le Flore of Oklahoma are producing thin plumes of smoke
that are mainly moving to the north.



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.