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GOES-East - Sector view: Eastern East Pacific - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2030 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2040 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2050 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2100 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2110 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2120 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2130 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2140 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2150 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2200 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2210 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2220 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2230 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2240 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2250 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2300 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2310 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2310 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2320 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2330 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2340 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2350 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 03 Mar 2021 - 2350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0000 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0010 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0020 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 04 Mar 2021 - 0020 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)

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