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Archive: Thu Jan 2012

A comparison of GOES, AVHRR, MODIS, and VIIRS IR images

AWIPS images of 4-km resolution GOES-13 10.7 µm IR data (above; click image to play animation) showed a variety of cloud features across the central and southern US between 07:01 UTC and 09:30 UTC on 19 January 2012. In particular, note (1) the darker gray (warmer) low clouds streaming northward... Read More