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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 21°N - 83°W - South of Cuba

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1043 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1044 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1044 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1044 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1045 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1045 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1045 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1046 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1046 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1046 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1047 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1047 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1047 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1048 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1048 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1048 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1049 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1049 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1049 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1050 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1050 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1050 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1051 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1051 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1051 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1052 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1052 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1052 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1053 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1053 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1053 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1054 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1054 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1054 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1055 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1055 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1055 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1056 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1056 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1056 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1056 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1057 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1057 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1057 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 27 Sep 2022 - 1058 UTC
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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)