Applications Library :: True Color RGB, Wildfire Smoke Monitoring (W. Texas, 7 March 2017)

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 Description:
Smoke moving south from the north Texas and Oklahoma fires were impacting visibilities for TAF sites in west Texas, as well as creating a public health hazard. By using True Color RGB imagery, forecasters can monitor the spatial extent and movement of the smoke and determine where the smoke is likely to clear.

Title: True Color RGB, Wildfire Smoke Monitoring
Time: 1-minute
Date:  7 March 2017
Region: Central/Southcentral CONUS
Author: Dawn White, Kevin Fuell
Product(s): True Color RGB
Application Area: Aerosols/Air Quality, Aviation, Fire, Public Health
Feature: Smoke from distant wildfires
Instrument(s): ABI, AHI, MODIS, VIIRS

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