8/26/2015 Ashford, WA Wildfire Dense Smoke Plumes

Large scale wildfires continued to spread through dry pine and brush valleys south & east of Mount Rainier near Ashford, Washington midweek. Video includes late afternoon imagery of ongoing wildfires producing thick smoke across west-central Washington, quasi-pyrocumulus cloud formations around Mt. Rainier, followed by smoldering early morning wildfire smoke plumes and inversion layer capping resulting in widespread respiratory/air quality concerns across the Pacific Northwest.