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GOES-East Mesoscale view - GeoColor at 29°N - 89°W - Plaquemines Parish, LA

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1340 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1340 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1341 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1341 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1342 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1342 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1343 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1343 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1344 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1344 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1345 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1345 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1346 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1346 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1347 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1347 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1348 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1348 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1349 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1349 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1350 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1350 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1351 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1351 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1352 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1352 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1353 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1353 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1354 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1354 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1355 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1355 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1356 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1357 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1357 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1358 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1358 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1359 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1359 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1400 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1400 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1401 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1401 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1402 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1402 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1403 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1403 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1404 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1404 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1405 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1405 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1406 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1406 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1407 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1407 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1408 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1408 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1409 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 02 Dec 2023 - 1409 UTC

GeoColor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would when viewed with human eyes from space. At night, the blue colors represent liquid water clouds such as fog and stratus, while gray to white indicate higher ice clouds, and the city lights come from a static database derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

GeoColor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and the STAR Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB). For a full description of the algorithm, please see this article.

Please credit CIRA/NOAA when using GeoColor imagery.

NOTE: Lighted areas shown in nighttime images are not real-time depictions of city lights. The layer is derived from a compilation of JPSS VIIRS Day Night Band images and is included for orientation purposes.

• For more details, see the CIRA GeoColor Product Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.24 MB)