Daily Archives: June 18, 2013

Pyrocumulonimbus clouds in Alaska

As mentioned on the CIMSS Satellite Blog, record heat in Alaska led to an increase in wildfire activity in Alaska — and GOES-15 (GOES-West) 0.63 ┬Ám visible channel images (above; click image to play animation) showed the development of pyrocumulonimbus clouds associated with large fires burning in southwestern Alaska (to the northeast and northwest of […]