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Archive: Tue Jul 2022

Tornado in metropolitan DC

GOES-16 infrared (above) and visible (below) imagery late in the afternoon of 5 July 2022 show the development of convection in between Baltimore and the District of Columbia. Tornadoes occurred in both Prince George County, just east and north of the District of Columbia, and over Anne Arundel county, just... Read More

The Electra Fire in California

The Electra Fire near Jackson, California began on the afternoon of 2022-07-04 and can be observed with GOES-West (GOES-17) satellite imagery on RealEarth. The fire produced pyrocumulonimbus clouds, or pyroCb, which are storm clouds that start due to fire conditions.As of 2022-07-05 at 15:00 UTC, the... Read More