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GOES-East Mesoscale view - GeoColor at 37°N - 86°W - Barren County, KY

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GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0228 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0228 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0229 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0229 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0230 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0231 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0232 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0232 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0233 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0233 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0234 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0234 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0235 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0235 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0236 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0237 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0237 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0238 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0238 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0239 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0239 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0240 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0241 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0242 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0242 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0243 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0243 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0244 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0244 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0245 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0245 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0246 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0247 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0247 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0248 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0248 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0249 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0249 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0250 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0250 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0251 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0252 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0252 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0253 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0253 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0254 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0254 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0255 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0255 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0256 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0257 UTC
GeoColor - True Color daytime, multispectral IR at night - 28 Jan 2023 - 0257 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)