DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
THROUGH 0015Z November 17, 2006
Texas Fires in Calhoun County and Matagorda County produced smoke plumes that extended to the southeast for 174 km and 150 km, respectively, into the Gulf of Mexico. Southwest A fire in McKinley County, New Mexico, produced a narrow plume that extended 130 km to the east. A blaze in Gila County, Arizona, resulted in a plume that extended 100 km to the east southeast while one in Coconino County generated a plume that extended 90 km to the east. Smoke was not particularly dense with any of these fires and the plumes were relatively narrow.