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18 Jul 2019 - 23:34 EDT
19 Jul 2019 - 03:34 UTC

GOES-East Full Disk - Band 9

4 hour loop - 24 images - 10 minute update

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Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 18 Jul 2019 - 2330 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 18 Jul 2019 - 2330 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 18 Jul 2019 - 2340 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 18 Jul 2019 - 2340 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 18 Jul 2019 - 2350 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 18 Jul 2019 - 2350 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0000 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0000 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0010 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0010 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0020 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0020 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0030 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0030 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0040 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0040 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0050 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0050 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0100 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0100 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0110 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0110 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0120 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0120 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0130 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0130 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0140 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0140 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0150 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0150 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0200 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0200 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0210 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0210 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0220 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0220 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0230 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0230 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0240 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0240 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0250 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0250 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0300 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0300 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0310 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0310 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR - 19 Jul 2019 - 0320 UTC
Band 9 - 6.9 µm - Mid-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 19 Jul 2019 - 0320 UTC
legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 9

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 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 falls between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 9 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 550 KB)

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