Definitely One For The "Worth More Than A Thousand Words" File

Here's an astonishing image of the #ThomasFire that's been terrorizing my old stomping grounds, courtesy of NASA. The scope of the blaze is just mind-boggling to me:

During an engineering flight test of the Cloud-Aerosol Multi-Angle Lidar (CAMAL) instrument, a view from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s ER-2 aircraft shows smoke plumes, from roughly 65,000 feet, produced by the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, California, around 1 p.m. PST on Dec. 5th, 2017.
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