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Archive: Sep 2023

Typhoon Saola’s meandering path towards China

Himawari-9 Clean Window infrared (10.4 µm, Band 13) imagery (every 30 minutes) in late August and early September 2023, above, show the initially looping and later linear path of Typhoon Saola from its development east of the Philippines to its landfall in southern China. Saola was very strong just east... Read More

Game Preserve Fire forces evacuations in Huntsville, Texas

5-minute GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) + Fire Power derived product (a component of the GOES Fire Detection and Characterization Algorithm FDCA), Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), “Clean” Infrared Window (10.3 µm) and Fire Temperature RGB images (above) showed signatures of the Game Preserve Fire in northern Walker County, Texas late in the day on 01 September 2023. The wildfire forced... Read More