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Archive: Jul 2012

Fires and thunderstorms as viewed by VIIRS

A comparison of AWIPS images of Suomi NPP VIIRS 11.45 µm IR, 0.7 µm Day/Night Band, and 3.74 µm shortwave IR data (above) showed (1) a pair of strong thunderstorms over the Montana/North Dakota/South Dakota border region, with cold cloud top IR brightness temperatures and excellent illumination of the overshooting... Read More