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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Day Cloud Phase at 11°N - 43°W - North Atlantic Ocean

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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2143 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2143 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2144 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2144 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2145 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2145 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2146 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2151 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2152 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2153 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2154 UTC
Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2154 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2155 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2156 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2157 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2158 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2200 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2203 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2204 UTC
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Day Cloud Phase - RGB for evaluating phase of cooling cloud tops - 24 Sep 2021 - 2205 UTC
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About Day Cloud Phase

This RGB is used to evaluate the phase of cooling cloud tops to monitor convective initiation, storm growth, and decay. It can also be used to identify snow on the ground. The Day Cloud Phase Distinction RGB takes advantage of cloud reflectance differences between the visible and near infrared channels and temperature variances between land and clouds in the infrared to provide increased contrast between background surfaces and phases of clouds (i.e., water vs. ice). Due to its reliance on visible bands 2 and 5, it is onlyusable during daylight hours. This RGB composite was developed by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) for Himawari-8. Interpretation is still under investigation.

• For more details, see the Day Cloud Phase Product Guide, (PDF, 757 KB)

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