'Blanket of Smoke' Covers Southern California Amid Wildfires

Smoke emitted by fires burning in southern California could be seen in satellite imagery taken on the morning of September 23, researchers said.

Nine fires were active in the state as of Thursday, including the record-setting Dixie Fire, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

This footage was published by the Colorado State University’s Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, who captioned it, “A blanket of smoke over Southern California.” Credit: CIRA/CSU and NOAA/NESDIS via Storyful

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