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Archive: Aug 2012

Wildfires in Idaho

McIDAS images of GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel data (above; click image to play animation) showed the smoke plumes emanting from a number of large wildfires that were burning in parts of Idaho on 24 August 2012. Note that some of the low-altitude smoke was being channeled southward through valleys... Read More

GOES-14 SRSOR: Tropical Storm Isaac

McIDAS images of GOES-14 1-minute interval Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) 1-km resolution 0.63 µm visible channel images (above; click image to play animation) showed overshooting tops and cloud-top gravity waves associated with a large convective burst located just to the southwest of the center of Read More