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Archive: Apr 2021

Protocol changes to the CIMSS Direct Broadcast ftp website

There have been recent changes to web browsers with a result that ftp:// protocols are only rarely supported (and that can be with difficulty). Accordingly, ftp access to UW-Madison CIMSS Direct Broadcast imagery has been altered so that https:// protocols can be used. This can allow direct visualization of imagery... Read More

Three Rivers Fire in New Mexico

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-17 (GOES-West) Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) and Fire Temperature RGB along with 5-minute  GOES-16 (GOES-East) Fire Power and GOES-16 Fire Temperature derived products (above) showed the thermal signature of the rapidly-growing Three Rivers Fire in New Mexico on 26 April 2021. The maximum GOES-17 Shortwave Infrared brightness temperature was 138.7ºC — which is the saturation temperature for... Read More