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GOES-East CONUS - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0536 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0536 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0541 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0541 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0546 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0546 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0551 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0551 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0556 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0556 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0601 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0601 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0606 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0606 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0611 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0611 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0616 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0616 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0621 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0621 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0626 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0626 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0631 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0631 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0636 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0636 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0641 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0641 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0646 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0646 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0651 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0651 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0656 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0656 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0701 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0701 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0706 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0706 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0711 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0711 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0716 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 17 Oct 2021 - 0716 UTC
 

About Nighttime Microphysics

Nighttime Microphysics RGB The distinction between low clouds and fog in satellite imagery is challenging. While the difference between the 10.4 and 3.9 μm channels has been a regularly applied product to meet aviation forecast needs, the Nighttime Microphysics (NtMicro) RGB adds another channel difference (12.4- 10.4 μm) as a proxy to cloud thickness and repeats the use of the 10.4 μm thermal channel to enhance areas of warm (i.e. low) clouds where fog is more likely. The NtMicro RGB is also an efficient tool to quickly identify other cloud types in the mid and upper atmosphere.

• For more details, see the Nighttime Microphysics RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.41 MB)

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