Fires blaze in western Oklahoma • Earth.com

Last update: August 19th, 2019 at 5:47 pm

Today’s Image of the Day comes from the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at dangerous fires blazing across western Oklahoma.

A perfect storm of hot temperatures, prolonged drought, and blustery winds exacerbated the issue, as the fires continue to move through prairie grass and pasturelands.

This image was captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on board the Terra satellite.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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