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GOES-East - Sector view: Tropical Atlantic - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0110 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0120 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0130 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0140 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0150 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0200 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0210 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0220 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0230 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0240 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0250 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0300 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0310 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0320 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0330 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0340 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0350 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0400 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0400 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0410 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0410 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0420 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0420 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0430 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0430 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0440 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0450 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0450 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0500 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 01 Oct 2020 - 0500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

About Nighttime Microphysics

Nighttime Microphysics RGB The distinction between low clouds and fog in satellite imagery is challenging. While the difference between the 10.4 and 3.9 μm channels has been a regularly applied product to meet aviation forecast needs, the Nighttime Microphysics (NtMicro) RGB adds another channel difference (12.4- 10.4 μm) as a proxy to cloud thickness and repeats the use of the 10.4 μm thermal channel to enhance areas of warm (i.e. low) clouds where fog is more likely. The NtMicro RGB is also an efficient tool to quickly identify other cloud types in the mid and upper atmosphere.

• For more details, see the Nighttime Microphysics RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.41 MB)

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