5 Aug 2020 - 13:43 UTC
GOES-East Mesoscale view - Band 5 at 38°N - 77°W - Essex County, VA
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About Band 5
1.6 µm - Snow/Ice Band - 1 km resolution - During the day band 5 can be used to differentiate ice clouds and snow (relatively dark) from liquid water clouds (relatively bright), such as fog and stratus. It can also detect very hot fires both day and night.
• For more details, see the Band 5 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 577 KB)