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GOES-East - Sector view: Southern Plains - Nighttime Microphysics

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Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1336 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1341 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1346 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1351 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1401 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1406 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1411 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1416 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1421 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1426 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1431 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1436 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1441 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1446 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1451 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1456 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1501 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1506 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1511 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1516 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1521 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1526 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1531 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1536 UTC
Nighttime Microphysics - RGB to distinguish clouds from fog - 24 Sep 2021 - 1536 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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