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20 Feb 2019 - 04:23 EST
20 Feb 2019 - 09:23 UTC

GOES-East CONUS - Band 8

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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0721 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0721 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0726 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0726 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0731 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0731 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0736 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0736 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0741 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0741 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0746 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0746 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0751 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0751 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0756 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0756 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0801 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0801 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0806 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0806 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0811 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0811 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0816 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0816 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0821 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0821 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0826 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0826 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0831 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0831 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0836 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0836 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0841 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0841 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0846 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0846 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0851 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0851 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0856 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0856 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0901 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0901 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0906 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0906 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0911 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0911 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Feb 2019 - 0916 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Feb 2019 - 0916 UTC
legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 8

6.2 µm - "Upper-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 8 will be used for upper-level tropospheric water vapor tracking, jet stream identification, hurricane track forecasting, mid-latitude storm forecasting, severe weather analysis, upper mid-level moisture estimation (for legacy vertical moisture profiles) and turbulence detection.

The imager 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 falls between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 8 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 672 KB)

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