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Archive: Nov 2018

GCOM-W1 AMSR2 microwave products

A series of GCOM-W1 AMSR2 swaths during the period from 2256 UTC on 28 November to 1692 UTC on 30 November 2018 (above) showed the global coverage of Total Precipitable Water and Wind Speed products from that polar-orbiting satellite.A closer look just south of the Atlantic provinces of Canada (above) showed... Read More

Thunderstorms over Argentina

A Suomi NPP VIIRS True Color Red-Green-Blue (RGB) image viewed using RealEarth (above) showed numerous thunderstorms developing across the foothills of the Andes in western Argentina on 29 September 2018, in advance of a cold front that was moving northward.Closer views of VIIRS True Color and Infrared Window (11.45 µm) images... Read More

GOES-17 / GOES-16 True Color Composite

* GOES-17 imagery posted here is preliminary and non-operational *A composite of GOES-17 and GOES-16 True Color Red-Green-Blue (RGB) imagery (above) was created by blending a total of 59 north-south swaths — each swath within +/- 23 minutes of “local Noon” (for example, the blue swaths using GOES-16) — during the... Read More