Wildfires Across Western U.S. Depicted in NASA Satellite Image

A new map released by NASA depicts the large scale of wildfires sweeping across the western U.S. and Mexico, where experts say exceptionally dry conditions have made many regions a tinderbox. READ MORE

 




A new NASA map illustrates the enormous scale of wildfires sweeping across the southwestern U.S. and Mexico. The map, which is based on data collected from NASA’s satellite-based Ozone Mapper Profile Suite, illustrates high aerosol levels across Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. The highest concentrations are represented in deep red, and the lowest concentrations are in light yellow. Grays illustrate clouds or regions where no reliable data were available. (NASA Image)



 
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