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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Band 14*

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Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2116 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2121 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2126 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2131 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2136 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2141 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2146 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2151 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2156 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2201 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2206 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2211 UTC
Band 14 - 11.2 µm - Longwave Window - IR - 05 Apr 2020 - 2211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
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About Band 14

11.2 µm - IR Longwave Window Band - 2 km resolution - the traditional longwave infrared window band, is used to diagnose discrete clouds and organized features for general weather forecasting, analysis, and broadcasting applications. Observations from this IR window channel characterize atmospheric processes associated with extratropical cyclones and also in single thunderstorms and convective complexes.

• For more details, see the Band 14 - ABI Quick Information Guide, (PDF, 958 KB)

*GOES-17 Infrared Image Quality

During post-launch testing of the GOES-17 ABI instrument, an issue with the instrument's cooling system was discovered. The loop heat pipe (LHP) subsystem, which transfers heat from the ABI electronics to the radiator, is not operating at its designed capacity. The consequence of this is that the ABI detectors cannot be maintained at their intended temperatures under certain orbital conditions. This is preventing adequate cooling for some of the infrared (IR) channels on the instrument during parts of the night, leading to partial loss of ABI imagery. Learn more.

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