Valley fog across the Appalachian Mountains region

October 8th, 2010 |
MODIS and GOES-13 fog/stratus product images

MODIS and GOES-13 fog/stratus product images

AWIPS images showing comparisons of the 4-km resolution GOES-13 fog/stratus product with the 1-km resolution MODIS fog/stratus product (above) and also the 1-km resolution POES AVHRR fog/stratus product (below) offer further demonstration of the importance of improved spatial resolution for the detection of the small-scale filaments of valley fog that were forming across parts of the Appalachian Mountains region during the pre-dawn hours on 08 October 2010.

POES AVHRR and GOES-13 fog/stratus product images

POES AVHRR and GOES-13 fog/stratus product images