31 Jul '18, 7pm

California's #CARR and #MendocinoComplex fires are visible from outer space. @NASAEarth

July 28 - 29, 2018 July 28, 2018JPEG July 29, 2018JPEG The 2018 wildfire season in North America is well under way, with blazes having burned more acres than average through the end of July. Earlier in the summer, satellite images showed smoke and burn scars from fires in western states including California and Colorado . As the calendar turns to August, smoke is now streaming from fires in nearly every western state. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites acquired these natural-color images on July 28 and 29. The animation shows how winds can make smoke plumes vary daily in direction and distance from their source. A notable amount of the smoke stems from the Carr Fire, which is burning in Shasta County near Redding, California. The fire ignited on July 23 amid warm, dry conditions. By July 30, it had burned 98,724 ac...

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