This view of the fires in the western United States, collected on June 10, 2002, by the Sea-Viewing Wide Field of View Sensor (SeaWiFS) shows
several of the larger smoke plumes as well
as a band of smoke over Nebraska and the
Dakotas that appears to be getting pulled into a low pressure system centered over northern
Numerous large wildfires are scorching the western United States in June. Firefighters in Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico are battling several large fires, including the 100,000+ acre Hayman Fire southwest of Denver, Colorado.