Worldview Image of the Week

Kincade Fire, California

Image captured on 27 October 2019, by the VIIRS instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi NPP satellite.

Kincade Fire, California on 27 October 2019 (Suomi-NPP/VIIRS)

Image showing the Kincade Fire in northern California, acquired on 27 October 2019 by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) Instrument, aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi NPP) satellite. Red dots overlaid on the image are thermal anomalies/hotspots detected by the VIIRS thermal anomalies algorithm. They represent the center of a 375m pixel flagged as containing one or more thermal anomalies.

View an animation of the Kincade Fire on the 27 October from 17:00 - 23:00 UTC (10:00AM - 4:00PM PT) at 10-minute increments with geostationary imagery from GOES-East.

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