Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

“Pyrobubbles” originating from fires in the northwestern US

Mike Fromm (NRL) coined the term “pyrobubbles”, and pointed out 3 examples that occured on 16 August 2013. We shall examine each of thse 3 cases using GOES-15 (GOES-West) imagery. The first pyrobubble originaled from a fire near the Idaho/Montana border; GOES-15 0.63 ┬Ám visible channel images (above; click image to play animation) showed the […]