Smoke from BC forest fires reaches the North Atlantic

Via Cape Breton satellite image guru, Fred Baechler:

On August 15, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Suomi NPP satellite picked up smoke from BC forest fires passing over Alberta and Saskatchewan, and heading our way.

Cloud cover made the plume difficult to track as it approached the east coast. However, on Tuesday, NASA satellites tracking fine particulate matter (aka dust and smoke) in the atmosphere showed the plume now covers Atlantic Canada and extends well out over the North Atlantic: