This map displays the infrared band of light and show relative warmth of objects. Infrared imagery is useful for determining clouds both at day and night. Colder objects are brighter and warmer objects are darker. It displays the weather systems and patterns that may affect your area.
This whirlwind formed over fissure 8 of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii on July 10. The USGS said many whirlwinds have formed in this location due to the extreme heat of the lava channel interacting with the air above it. A light wind then pushed the air column to begin rotating.