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Category: Fog detection

Persistent fog/stratus across eastern Virginia

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) showed abroad arc of fog/stratus that persisted for much of the day across parts of eastern Virginia, Chesapeake Bay and the Delmarva Peninsula on 03 May 2022. Since this fog/stratus deck — which was on the cold side... Read More

Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Probability from GOES-17

Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) are rules and guidelines put in place by the Federal Aviation Administration that govern conditions in which “flight by outside visual reference is not safe”, whether by low clouds or fog. Cloud and reflectance data from geostationary satellites GOES-16 and GOES-17 provide a satellite IFR Probability... Read More