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Archive: Jul 2022

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

Fog over southwestern lower Michigan

From today’s inbox: This morning was interesting because I saw very little indication in the vis channel or microphysics RGBs to indicate fog was present over far SW Lower MI this morning. Any thoughts why? When fog is difficult to view in satellite imagery, as on 2 July 2022, it’s... Read More