McKinney Fire

The McKinney Fire was a large wildfire in Northern California. The blaze has burned over 60,000 acres and over 130 structures.

View more and current information on the McKinney Fire, via the Incident Information System.

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Contributions by: Dakota Smith

Satellite imagery of this event:

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McKinney Fire Produces Pyrocumulonimbus Clouds

Description:

A full-day, high resolution view of the McKinney Fire producing intermittent pyrocumulonimbus clouds


Phenomena: Wildfires Pyrocumulonimbus Pyrocumulus Smoke

Satellite: GOES-17

Product: GeoColor

Instrument: ABI

Lightning within McKinney Fire’s Pyrocumulonimbus

Description:

Pyrocumulonimbus clouds within the McKinney Fire producing frequent lightning.


Phenomena: Wildfires Pyrocumulonimbus Pyrocumulus Smoke

Satellite: GOES-17

Product: GeoColor GLM Group Energy Density

Instrument: ABI GLM