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GOES-18 - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2021 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2026 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2031 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2036 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2041 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2046 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2051 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2056 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2101 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2106 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2111 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2116 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2121 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2126 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2131 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2136 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2141 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2146 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2151 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2156 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2201 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2206 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2211 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2216 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 07 Aug 2022 - 2216 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)