Wildfire smoke map

Wildfire Smoke map

Smoke map, 5:42 p.m. MT, June 12, 2013

The map above shows the proliferation of smoke from wildfires in the western United States and Canada. It appears that much of the smoke in the United States was produced by the Silver Fire in southwest New Mexico.

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About Bill Gabbert

Wildland fire has been a major part of Bill Gabbert’s life for several decades. After growing up in the south, he migrated to southern California where he lived for 20 years, working as a wildland firefighter. Later he took his affinity for firefighting to Indiana and eventually the Black Hills of South Dakota where he was the Fire Management Officer for a group of seven national parks. Today he is the creator and owner of WildfireToday.com and Sagacity Wildfire Services and serves as an expert witness in wildland fire. If you are interested in wildland fire, welcome… grab a cup of coffee and put your feet up. Google+

2 thoughts on “Wildfire smoke map

  1. Thanks for your post. The wildfire smoke map is amazing. As a resident of Albuquerque, NM, I am more than a bit concerned with wildfires.

  2. There can’t be hundreds of fires in Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. Can the red dots signify bonfire-sized blazes?

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