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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 44°N - 95°W - Cottonwood County, MN

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1930 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1930 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1931 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1932 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1933 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1933 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1934 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1934 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1935 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1935 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1936 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1936 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1937 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1938 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1938 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1939 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1939 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1940 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1940 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1941 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1941 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1942 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1943 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1943 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1944 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1944 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1945 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1945 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1946 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1947 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1947 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1948 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1948 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1949 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1949 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1950 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1950 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1951 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1951 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1952 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1952 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1953 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1953 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1954 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1954 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1955 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1955 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1956 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1956 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1957 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1957 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1958 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1958 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1959 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 08 Jul 2020 - 1959 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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