23 Sep 2018 - 14:30 UTC
GOES-East - Sector Views: Upper Mississippi Valley - Band 7
Band 7 images are temporarily not updating. We will resolve the problem as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.
Other GOES East imagery resources include Colorado State's RAMMB SLIDER, which provides GOES East imagery, animation, and customizable views.
1 hour loop - 12 images - 5 minute update
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About Band 7
3.9 µm - "Shortwave Window" Band - 2 km resolution - Band 7 has a variety of applications, including fire detection, cloud particle size retrievals, and differentiating between liquid water and ice clouds. Fire hot spots will show up as relatively small dark gray to black pixels.
GOES-16 band 7 corresponds approximately to the old GOES-13 infrared channel.
• For more details, see the ABI Bands Quick Information Guides, (PDF, 808 KB).