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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 40°N - 85°W - Wayne County, IN

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1130 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1147 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1148 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1150 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1151 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1152 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1153 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1154 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1155 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1156 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1157 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1158 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 25 Jul 2021 - 1159 UTC
 

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)

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