22 Apr 2018 - 21:50 UTC
Mesoscale View - Band at 36°N - 116°W
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11.2 µm - IR Longwave Window Band - 2 km resolution - the traditional longwave infrared window band, is used to diagnose discrete clouds and organized features for general weather forecasting, analysis, and broadcasting applications. Observations from this IR window channel characterize atmospheric processes associated with extratropical cyclones and also in single thunderstorms and convective complexes.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 958 KB).