Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Miner Paradise Complex PyroCB in Montana

A PyroCB event occurred in Montana on August 19, 2013, as seen with GOES-14 imagery. A two-panel comparison (above; click image to play animation) shows the visible imagery (top panel) as well as the shortwave infrared imagery (bottom panel). Hot spots are already apparent in Wyoming, and around 20:45 UTC, a hot spot flares up […]

PyroCb from Rim Fire Complex, CA

…Note: scroll down to the bottom of this post for 22 August and 23 August updates… On August 19, 2013, the Rim Fire complex in Groveland, CA spawned a pyrocumulonimbus cloud as it burned through the Stanislaus National Forest. The GOES-14 satellite was also placed into Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSO-R)¬†for the day, […]