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Archive: Sat Feb 2023

Wildfires in Chile

Numerous wildfires were burning near Concepción, Chile during the 02 February – 04 February 2023 period (media report) — GOES-16 (GOES-East) CIMSS Natural Color RGB images combined with the Fire Power derived product (above) showed the diurnal variation of fire thermal signatures along with the dense daytime smoke plumes. The maximum... Read More

Great Lakes Ice Extent

According to NOAA’s Great Lakes Surface Environmental Analysis (GLSEA) the Great Lakes were 11.6% ice covered on February 2nd when an arctic air mass was descending southward over the region. The cold air boosted ice coverage to 14.7% on February 3rd, less than half of the average extent (1973-2022)... Read More