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20 Oct 2019 - 02:34 EDT
20 Oct 2019 - 06:34 UTC

GOES-East Full Disk - Band 8

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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Oct 2019 - 2310 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Oct 2019 - 2310 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Oct 2019 - 2320 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Oct 2019 - 2320 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Oct 2019 - 2330 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Oct 2019 - 2330 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Oct 2019 - 2350 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Oct 2019 - 2350 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0000 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0000 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0010 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0010 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0020 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0020 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0030 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0030 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0040 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0040 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0100 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0100 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0110 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0110 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0130 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0130 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0140 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0140 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0200 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0200 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0210 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0210 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0230 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0230 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0240 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0240 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0250 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0250 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0300 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0300 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0310 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0310 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0330 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0330 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0340 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0340 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0410 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0410 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0420 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0420 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0430 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0430 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0450 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0450 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0500 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0500 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0510 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0510 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0540 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0540 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0550 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0550 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0600 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0600 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0610 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0610 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 20 Oct 2019 - 0620 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 20 Oct 2019 - 0620 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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