Landfill Fire Near Juarez, Mexico, Sends Smoke Into US
A fire burning near Juarez, Mexico, was blowing smoke into southern Texas and New Mexico, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.
The fire started on Tuesday at a landfill south of Juarez and was yet to be contained, local news reported.
The region was under a red flag warning on Wednesday, the NWS said, with high winds and warm temperatures making fires spread faster.
This footage by the NWS shows a timelapse of a smoke plume south of Santa Teresa, New Mexico, where the NWS El Paso offices are located. Credit: NWS El Paso via Storyful