Wednesday, December 13, 2006

THROUGH 2245Z December 13, 2006

A fire along the eastern Madison/Taylor county border produced a narrow,
moderately dense smoke plume that extended to the north into Lowndes
county Georgia.

A large blaze on Fort Hood in southern Coryell county has produced a
large plume of moderately dense to locally dense smke that is moving to
the east-northeast. The smoke covers much of eastern Coryell, McLennan,
northern Limestone and much of southern Navarro counties. Other fires over
Bandera, Mason and Burnet counties produced small puffs of thin smoke that
were drifting to the northeast. A fire in the Aransas National Wildlife
Refuge was producing a moderately dense smoke plume that was moving to
the northwest across eastern Refugio into southern Goliad county.

A blaze in northeast Scott county was sending a moderately dense to
locally dense smoke plume to the northeast that had reached eastern Logan
and Yell counties by sunset. A fire along the Arkansas/Oklahoma border
in extreme southwest Polk county was producing a narrow plume of thin
smoke that was moving to the northeast into north central Polk county.

A few fires in northwest Gila, and southern Navajo and Apache counties
were producing narrow, light smoke plumes that were mainly drifting to
the south.



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.