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22 Aug 2019 - 01:31 EDT
22 Aug 2019 - 05:31 UTC

GOES-East - Sector view: Southeast - Band 8

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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0326 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0401 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0411 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0416 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0421 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0426 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0431 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0436 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0501 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0506 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0511 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0516 UTC
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Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR - 22 Aug 2019 - 0521 UTC
Band 8 - 6.2 µm - Upper-Level Water Vapor - IR  - 22 Aug 2019 - 0521 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 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 falls between ABI bands 8 and 9.

• For more details, see the Band 8 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 672 KB)

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