Wildfire smoke over North America • Earth.com

Last update: November 12th, 2019 at 11:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory shows smoke from wildfires in the western United States and Canada. Wind has carried the thick smoke plumes across the continent.

Millions of people have been affected by this year’s deadly wildfire season.

This image was captured by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite on August 15, 2018.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

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