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Archive: Wed Jul 2020

NUCAPS Soundings and microwave-based and GOES Level 2 Rain Rates

The animation above steps between NUCAPS Sounding Availability points and MIRS estimates of Rain Rate derived from NOAA-20’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS) instrument (and available via LDM download from CIMSS).  ‘Red’ points in NUCAPS sounding availability are usually associated with precipitation, and that relationship is apparent in the toggle.  With the exception of four red points... Read More