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Archive: May 2023

Wildfires in Nova Scotia

GOES-16 (GOES-East) Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) and Fire Power derived product images during the 5-day period from 27 May31 May 2023 (above) showed the thermal signature of wildfires burning in far southern Nova Scotia — which forced the evacuation of 40% of the residents in the area southwest of Shelburne (near airport... Read More

Long animations of Typhoon Mawar in the western Pacific

The Himawari-9 Target sector monitored the evolution of Typhoon Mawar from its inception. The animation above (it re-centers occasionally) shows the initial intensification of the system, a brief but notable weakening just prior to moving close to Guam, and then reintensification to the west-northwest of the Marianas. The animation... Read More