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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Day Cloud Phase at 37°N - 86°W - Barren County, KY

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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1111 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1111 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1112 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1113 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1114 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1116 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1118 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1119 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1120 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1121 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1123 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1124 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1124 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1129 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1130 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1136 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1138 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1138 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1139 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1139 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1140 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1142 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1143 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1143 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1146 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1146 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1147 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1147 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1148 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1148 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1149 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1149 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1150 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1151 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1152 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1154 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1155 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1156 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1156 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1158 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 05 Jul 2022 - 1158 UTC
 

About Day Cloud Phase

This RGB is used to evaluate the phase of cooling cloud tops to monitor convective initiation, storm growth, and decay. It can also be used to identify snow on the ground. The Day Cloud Phase Distinction RGB takes advantage of cloud reflectance differences between the visible and near infrared channels and temperature variances between land and clouds in the infrared to provide increased contrast between background surfaces and phases of clouds (i.e., water vs. ice). Due to its reliance on visible bands 2 and 5, it is onlyusable during daylight hours. This RGB composite was developed by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) for Himawari-8. Interpretation is still under investigation.

• For more details, see the Day Cloud Phase Product Guide, (PDF, 757 KB)