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.

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, Bill Gabbert now writes about it from the Black Hills. 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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