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GOES-East - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - Fire Temperature

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1521 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1526 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1531 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1536 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1541 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1546 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1551 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1556 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1601 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1601 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1606 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1606 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1611 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1611 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1616 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1616 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1621 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1626 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1631 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1636 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1646 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1651 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1656 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1706 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1711 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1716 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1721 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1726 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 19 Aug 2022 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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About Fire Temperature

Fire Temperature RGB allows the user to identify where the most intense fires are occurring and differentiate these from "cooler" fires. The RGB takes advantage of the fact that from 3.9µm to shorter wavelengths, background solar radiation and surface reflectance increases. This means that fires need to be more intense in order to be detected by the 2.2 and 1.6µm bands, as more intense fires emit more radiation at these wavelengths. Therefore, small/"cool" fires will only show up at 3.9µm and appear red while increases in fire intensity cause greater contributions of the other channels resulting in white very intense fires.

• For more details, see the Fire Temperature RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.2 MB)