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Fires and Smoky Haze by Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico – April 18th, 2013

16.8N 96.3W

April 18th, 2013 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Mexico – April 17th, 2013

Fires burning in Mexico, particularly near the Gulf of Mexico coast and Isthmus of Tehuantepec, create a hazy veil over the region. Upon opening the full image, the exact locations of the fires are marked by colored squares: red indicates high certainty of a fire, orange medium certainty, and yellow low certainty.

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