Daily Archives: June 21, 2015

PyroCb in Alaska

On 20 June 2015 there was a possibility that the Michigan Creek fire at 64.1º N 144.4º W  in southern Alaska produced a pyroCb; after further analysis it was determined that this fire did indeed produce a pyroCb. GOES-15 (GOES-West) detected the smoke plume and pyroCb cloud, but unfortunately it was too cloudy for the shortwave IR […]