DESCRIPTIVE TEXT NARRATIVE FOR SMOKE/DUST OBSERVED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY THROUGH 0100Z, June 02, 2018.
NESDIS IS INVESTIGATING THE UTILITY OF THIS TEXT NARRATIVE. IF YOU FIND THIS PRODUCT VALUABLE, PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS INDICATING HOW YOU AND/OR YOUR AGENCY USE THE INFORMATION. THANK YOU. SEND EMAIL RESPONSE TO SSDFireTeam@noaa.gov. SMOKE: New Mexico/Colorado/Central Plains/Mississippi Valley The Buzzard Wildfire located in Catron County in southwest New Mexico has produced dense to very dense smoke moving east across central New Mexico and into the Texas Panhandle. A wildfire in western Colfax county in Northeast New Mexico has produced moderately dense to dense smoke spreading east into northeast New Mexico, southeast Colorado and western/central Kansas and southern Nebraska. A wildfire in northern La Plata county in southwest Colorado has emitted dense smoke across southern Colorado. Residual smoke from the wildfire burning in southwest New Mexico can be seen spreading across the Central Plains/Mississippi Valley and extends as far north as southern Minnesota and south to parts of eastern Texas and northern Louisiana. The residual smoke is beginning to near western sections of Wisconsin, Illinois, Tennessee and Mississippi. J Kibler THIS TEXT PRODUCT IS PRIMARILY INTENDED TO DESCRIBE SIGNIFICANT AREAS OF SMOKE ASSOCIATED WITH ACTIVE FIRES AND SMOKE WHICH HAS BECOME DETACHED FROM THE FIRES AND DRIFTED SOME DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE SOURCE FIRE. TYPICALLY OVER THE COURSE OF ONE OR MORE DAYS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. USERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO VIEW A GRAPHIC DEPICTION OF THESE AND OTHER PLUMES WHICH ARE LESS EXTENSIVE AND STILL ATTACHED TO THE SOURCE FIRE IN VARIOUS GRAPHIC FORMATS ON OUR WEB SITE: JPEG: http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/data/land/fire/currenthms.jpg GIS: ftp://satpsanone.nesdis.noaa.gov/FIRE/HMS/GIS/ KML: http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/data/land/fire/fire.kml (fire) http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/data/land/fire/smoke.kml (smoke) ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS REGARDING THIS PRODUCT SHOULD BE SENT TO SSDFireTeam@noaa.gov