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Stories by Scott Bachmeier

Grassland fire in South Dakota

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) Fire Temperature RGB, Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), Fire Power derived product and Fire Temperature derived product images (above) showed the thermal signatures associated with a wind-driven grassland fire in north-central South Dakota on 06 November 2022. The Fire Temperature and Fire Power derived products are components of... Read More

Severe thunderstorms across the south-central US

1-minute GOES-16 (GOES-East) Mesoscale Domain Sector “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) included time-matched (+/- 4 minutes) plots of SPC Storm Reports — which showed thunderstorms that moved northeastward across parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana during the hours leading up to sunset on 04 November 2022.The corresponding 1-minute GOES-16 “Clean” Infrared Window (10.35 µm) images ... Read More