Satellite photos of Arizona wildfires

NASA’s Aqua satellite provides some photos of Arizona’s two largest wildfires.

Below is a photo, as of June 8, of the Wallow fire which has spread across 216,600 acres. The red outlines show areas still burning.


The smoke plume from the Wallow fire extends across the mid-West:


Below is a photo of the Horseshoe 2 fire burning in the Chiricahua Mountains. The fire started May 8 and has burned 116,000 acres. The photo is from May 8. Below the photo is a Forest Service map showing the area burned and the fire fronts as of June 8.



Finally, is another NASA photo showing both fires and almost all of Arizona.


One comment

  1. Amazing photos. 
    On the statewide shot (with both fires) you can also see Lake Mead (upper left) and Colorado River delta (lower left). 

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