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GOES-East - Sector view: U.S. Atlantic Coast - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1736 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1741 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1746 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1751 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1751 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1756 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1756 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1801 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1801 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1806 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1806 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1811 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1816 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1821 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1826 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1831 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1836 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1841 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1846 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1851 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1856 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1901 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1906 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1911 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1916 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1921 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1926 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1931 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB used to distinguish clouds from fog - 31 Oct 2020 - 1931 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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