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15 Aug 2018 - 10:44 EDT
15 Aug 2018 - 14:44 UTC

GOES-East Mesoscale View - Band 10 at 38°N - 75°W - Near Worcester County, MD

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Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1445 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1445 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1446 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1446 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1447 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1447 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1448 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1448 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1449 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1449 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1450 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1450 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1451 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1451 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1452 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1452 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1453 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1453 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1454 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1454 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1455 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1455 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1456 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1456 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1457 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1457 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1458 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1458 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1459 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1459 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1500 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1500 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1501 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1501 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1502 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1502 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1503 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1503 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1504 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1504 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1505 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1505 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1506 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1506 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1507 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1507 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1508 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1508 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1509 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1509 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1510 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1510 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1511 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1511 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1512 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1512 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1513 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1513 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1514 UTC
Band 10 - 7.3 µm - Lower-level Water Vapor - IR - 14 Aug 2018 - 1514 UTC
legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 10

7.3 µm - "Lower-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 10 is a water vapor band, meaning it is capable of detecting water vapor at middle to lower portions of the atmosphere, in addition to high clouds. It can detect water vapor lower in the troposphere compared to the water vapor band on the legacy GOES-13 and -15 imager.

The imager on GOES-16 features three mid-level water vapor bands instead of the single water vapor band on the GOES-13 Imager. The single water vapor band on GOES-13 contained a mixture of water vapor features over many levels of the troposphere, but GOES-16 enables us to focus on water vapor in the upper troposphere (band 8), the middle troposphere (band 9), or the lower troposphere (band 10). The GOES-13 Imager water vapor channel is between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 599 KB).

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