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Archive: Mon Mar 2017

Grass fires in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas

Widespread large grass fires began to burn across parts of northwestern Oklahoma, southwestern Kansas, and the Texas Panhandle on 06 March 2017. The fires grew very quickly during the late morning and early afternoon hours, due to strong southwesterly winds (with gusts as high as 67 mph in Oklahoma) behind a dryline... Read More

Fog Detection using GOES-16 Channel Differences

Note: GOES-16 data shown on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing on-orbit testing.Here is what this blog post will show: It is vital to tweak the supplied default AWIPS Enhancements so that important atmospheric information is better highlighted.GOES-R IFR Probability fields (Click here for a website that... Read More