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GOES-East Mesoscale view - GeoColor at 33°N - 79°W - Near Georgetown County, SC

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1730 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1731 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1731 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1732 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1732 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1733 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1733 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1734 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1734 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1735 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1735 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1736 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1736 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1737 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1737 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1738 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1738 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1739 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1739 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1740 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1741 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1741 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1742 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1742 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1743 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1743 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1744 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1744 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1745 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1745 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1746 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1746 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1747 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1747 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1748 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1748 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1749 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1749 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1750 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1751 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1751 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1752 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1752 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1753 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1753 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1754 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1754 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1755 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1755 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1756 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1756 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1757 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1757 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1758 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1758 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1759 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 May 2023 - 1759 UTC

GeoColor is a multispectral product composed of True Color (using a simulated green component) during daytime, and an Infrared product that uses bands 7 and 13 at night. During the day, the imagery looks approximately as it would when viewed with human eyes from space. At night, the blue colors represent liquid water clouds such as fog and stratus, while gray to white indicate higher ice clouds, and the city lights come from a static database derived from the VIIRS Day Night Band.

GeoColor was developed at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) and the STAR Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMMB). For a full description of the algorithm, please see this article.

Please credit CIRA/NOAA when using GeoColor imagery.

NOTE: Lighted areas shown in nighttime images are not real-time depictions of city lights. The layer is derived from a compilation of JPSS VIIRS Day Night Band images and is included for orientation purposes.

• For more details, see the CIRA GeoColor Product Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.24 MB)