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Category: NOAA-20

Views of Tropical Storm Damrey from the Guam Direct Broadcast site

Direct Broadcast antennae give timely full-resolution imagery from various Low-Earth-Orbit satellites as they move within the view of the satellite received. Community Satellite Processing Package (CSPP) software takes the downloaded signal and produces imagery (or AWIPS-ready files). The toggle above shows VIIRS (Visible-Infrared Imaging Scanning Radiometer) and ATMS (Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder) data from... Read More

Tiger Island Fire in western Louisiana, viewed using GOES-16/GOES-14 and NOAA-20

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) + Fire Power derived product (a component of the GOES Fire Detection and Characterization Algorithm FDCA) and Shortwave Infrared (3.9 µm) images (above) showed the thermal signature associated with the Tiger Island Fire in far western Louisiana on 22 August 2023. A combination of mandatory and voluntary evacuations were... Read More