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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 - 07 Dec 2022 - 2249 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2249 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2250 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2250 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2251 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2251 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2252 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2253 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2253 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2254 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2254 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2255 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2255 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2256 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2256 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2257 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2257 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2258 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2258 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2259 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2259 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2300 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2300 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2301 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2302 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2303 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2303 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2304 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2304 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2305 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2305 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2306 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2306 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2307 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2307 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2308 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2308 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2309 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2309 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2310 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2310 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2311 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2311 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2312 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2312 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2313 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2313 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2314 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2314 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2315 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2315 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2316 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2316 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2317 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2317 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2318 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 07 Dec 2022 - 2318 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)