Arizona wildfire smoke to take more northerly track

Predicted to move into New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, and Oklahoma by Friday evening

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Forecast for the distribution of smoke from the Woodbury Fire, at 6 p.m. MDT June 21, 2019.

The massive smoke plume produced by the Woodbury Fire east of Phoenix will begin to take a more northerly track on Friday. The National Weather Service predicts that after it crosses Northern New Mexico it will move into Colorado, Oklahoma, and Kansas. States farther east could be affected during the weekend.

(To see all articles on Wildfire Today about the Woodbury Fire, including the most recent, click HERE.)

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Satellite photo at 7:16 p.m. MDT June 20, 2019 showing smoke from the Woodbury Fire near Phoenix spreading to the northeast.
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The map shows the extent of wildfire smoke from Canada and Arizona at 10:35 p.m. MDT June 20, 2019.

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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.