Watch: Animation of satellite images shows smoke from the Brian Head fire drifting across much of Utah and beyond

With hot, dry and windy conditions continuing, the dangerous Brian Head fire is expected to grow significantly

Super dry conditions and winds gusting to more than 40 miles per hour yesterday have fanned Utah’s Brian Head wildfire, reportedly sending flames shooting 100 feet into the air.

Those flames lofted giant plumes of smoke that were easily seen by the GOES-West weather satellite. You can see it happening in the animation above, which I created using imagery acquired by the satellit

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