Satellite Imagery Shows Snowy Sierra Nevada, and Wildfire Smoke

Satellite imagery captured on October 12 showed snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains and wildfire smoke from the Alisal Fire in Santa Barbera County, the National Weather Service said.

The fire had grown to 13,400 acres by late Tuesday, local officials said.

This imagery was captured by the NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite. Credit: CIRA/NOAA via Storyful

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