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Archive: Mon Jun 2024

South Fork Fire and Salt Fire in New Mexico

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-18 (GOES-West) Day Fire RGB, Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm), and “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images with overlays of the Fire Power and Fire Mask derived product (2 components of the GOES Fire Detection and Characterization Algorithm FDCA) (above) displayed signatures of the South Fork Fire and Salt Fire, which started on 17 June 2024 near Ruisodo in southern New Mexico. The GOES-18 3.9 µm Shortwave Infrared brightness... Read More