Several of NASA's satellites have captured images of three wildfires — the Carr Fire and Whaleback fires in California, as well as the Perry Fire in Nevada.
The images highlight the burning areas in detail, and showcase the thick blankets of smoke the fires continue to produce.
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California burning. These fires are frightening to watch, even from space. Here's a shout-out from space to all firefighters on this planet, my former colleagues. Stay safe my friends! pic.twitter.com/y7PNmR006b— Alexander Gerst (@Astro_Alex) August 3, 2018
From the vantage point of one of our @NASAEarth satellites in space, smoke from fires burning in Oregon and California can be seen plaguing the area. The smoke is also having an effect on weather patterns making firefighting even more difficult. Details: https://t.co/bl7yoWynNM pic.twitter.com/tj6xIDnCbQ— NASA (@NASA) August 4, 2018
North America's 2018 wildfire season is well under way, with blazes burning and smoke streaming from fires in nearly every western U.S. state. @NASAEarth satellite images continue to show smoke and burn scars from fires. Take a look: https://t.co/4NeF5xkIVN pic.twitter.com/0TyVSBe9Z3— NASA (@NASA) July 31, 2018
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