Satellite photo shows smoke from wildfires

Six states have Red Flag Warnings in effect, August 26, 2018

satellite photo wildfires

The NASA satellite photo above taken August 25, 2018 shows heat (in red) and smoke created by the fires in parts of California, Oregon, Nevada, and Idaho. Cloud cover in Washington and Northern Oregon made it impossible to see the fires in those areas.

Six states have Red Flag Warnings (red areas) in effect for August 26, 2018.

Red Flag Warnings,
Red Flag Warnings, August 26, 2018.

On Sunday forecasters expect wildfire smoke to be transported east or northeast in most areas.

wildfire smoke map
This is the NOAA forecast for smoke created by wildfires, for 6 p.m. MDT August 26, 2018.

 

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+

2 thoughts on “Satellite photo shows smoke from wildfires”

  1. Hell-o, Some one please get President Trump to order some military troops to help put the fires out.
    Trump, America is on fire.
    Put it out.

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