Smokey superlatives: widespread wildf...

Smokey superlatives: widespread wildfire impacts seen from as far away as a million miles from Earth

A thick, widespread smokey blanket was seen over northwestern North America by the Suomi-NPP spacecraft on Aug. 15, 2018. I was going to take a break from covering the wildfires blazing across large swaths of western North America - until I checked on remote sensing data this morning and saw the satellite imagery above and lower down in this post.

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