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Satellite information that appears in filenames below:
G12 - GOES-12
G10 - GOES-10
G9 - GOES-9
MT - METEOSAT
N5 - NOAA-15 (AVHRR)
N6 - NOAA-16 (AVHRR)
N7 - NOAA-17 (AVHRR)
MO - MODIS
The following categories of significant events were searched for in imagery available in the
Satellite Services Division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration:
1. Fires - see below [Washington, Montana/Idaho, Canada, France]
2. Floods - no imagery posted
3. Tropical Systems - no imagery posted
4. Volcanoes - no imagery posted
5. Ocean - no imagery posted
6. Ice - no imagery posted
7. Dust Storms - no imagery posted
8. Storms - no imagery posted
9. Severe - no imagery posted
10. Snow - no imagery posted
11. Unique - no imagery posted
Significant events identified by Satellite Analysis Branch meteorologists and reviewed by the
Operational Significant Event Imagery support team Wednesday, July 30, 2003 are as follows:
Heat signatures and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible from a fire burning in
Washington, British Columbia, and Alberta. The Fawn Peak Complex Fire has charred 70,296
acres in Okanogan National Forest. This information is from the National Interagency Fire
Center's Incident Management Situation Report from July 30, 2003.
Image provided in preview (~65K) and standard (438K) formats.
IMAGE D21102: NOAA-16 HRPT> Channels 3, 2, 1<> 07/29/2003 20:53 UTC<>Multichannel
color composite<> Montana, Idaho, and Alberta, Canada
Heat signatures and smoke plumes (light blue haze) are visible from fires burning in Montana,
Idaho, and Alberta, Canada. The Wedge Canyon (20,500 acres) and the Robert Fire (12,500
acres) are burning in Flathead National Forest. The Trapper Complex Fire has scorched 16,700
acres in Glacier National Park. This information is from the National Interagency Fire Center's
Incident Management Situation Report from July 30, 2003.
Image provided in preview (~65K) and standard (537K) formats.