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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 39°N - 119°W - Lyon County, NV

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2236 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2236 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2237 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2238 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2240 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2241 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2242 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2243 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2244 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2245 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2246 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2247 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2248 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2249 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2251 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2252 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2253 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2254 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2255 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2256 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2257 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2258 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2259 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2300 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2302 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2303 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 05 Dec 2020 - 2304 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)

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