Satellite images of the forest fires show the far-reaching effects of this unfolding disaster. Weather forecasters and climatologists were baffled to see these images on Wednesday as the smoke stretches along the entire west coast into the Pacific and the tendrils stretch north towards the Gulf of Alaska.
Some of the largest flames are burning in Oregon, where fires have set over 200,000 acres on fire in just a few days. Meanwhile, more than 2.5 million acres have burned down in California this season ̵
1; a record, according to Cal Fire.