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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Day Cloud Phase at 43°N - 100°W - Tripp County, SD

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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0755 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0755 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0759 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0806 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0807 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0809 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0810 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0812 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0815 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0816 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0817 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0818 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0820 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0825 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0829 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0830 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0830 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0831 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0835 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0836 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0840 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0843 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0847 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0850 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0852 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 30 Jun 2022 - 0855 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)