Smoke Visible on Satellite Images

Smoke from fires in Canada is visible on satellite images. The primary source of the smoke are wildfires across southern British Columbia. Below is a satellite image taken at 6:53 PM EDT August 6:

Image of Smoke Plume

Below is an image showing where the fires are (red dots) and where the smoke has spread (grey shading). Click the image for a larger version. The image is courtesy of the NOAA Satellite and Information Service.

Graphic showing where fires and smoke are



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