Monthly Archives: July 2014

PyroCb in the Northwest Territories of Canada

On the evening of 29 July 2014, a small pyroCb cloud was produced by a one of the ongoing fires in the Northwest Territories of Canada. GOES-15 0.63 µm visible channel and 3.9 µm shortwave IR channel images (above; click image to play animation; also available as an MP4 movie file) showed that the pyroCb […]

Multiple PyroCb’s in northwestern Canada

åAfter several days of wildfire activity over parts of northern British Columbia (BC), northern Alberta (AB), and the Northwest Territories (NWT) of Canada (which produced a great deal of smoke, but no pyroCb activity), the conditions of the synoptic-scale environment became more favorable on 14 July 2014, allowing multiple pyroCb events (at least five?) to […]