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17 Oct 2018 - 12:24 UTC

GOES-East - Sector Views: Caribbean - Band 8

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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0615 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0615 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0630 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0645 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0700 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0715 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0730 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0745 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0800 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0815 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0830 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0845 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0845 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0900 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0915 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0915 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0930 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 0945 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 0945 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1000 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1015 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1015 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1030 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1045 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1045 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1100 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1115 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1115 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1130 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1145 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1145 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 17 Oct 2018 - 1200 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 17 Oct 2018 - 1200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
legend for GOES-East color-enhanced channels 8-10
 

About Band 8

6.2 µm - "Upper-level Water Vapor" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 8 will be used for upper-level tropospheric water vapor tracking, jet stream identification, hurricane track forecasting, mid-latitude storm forecasting, severe weather analysis, upper mid-level moisture estimation (for legacy vertical moisture profiles) and turbulence detection.

The imager on GOES-16 features three mid-level water vapor bands instead of the single water vapor band on the GOES-13 Imager. The single water vapor band on GOES-13 contained a mixture of water vapor features over many levels of the troposphere, but GOES-16 enables us to focus on water vapor in the upper troposphere (band 8), the middle troposphere (band 9), or the lower troposphere (band 10). The GOES-13 Imager water vapor channel is between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 672 KB).

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