29 May 2007 - GOES-11 10.7 Micrometer IR Images

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This animation of GOES-11 10.7 micrometer IR (channel 04) images shows strong convection (exhibiting cold brightness temperatures of -70 to -80 C, black to white enhancement) moving toward the American Samoa islands on 28-29 May 2007. The satellite imagery prompted the issuance of a Flash Flood Warning at 02:54 UTC on 29 May (3:54 PM on 28 May, local time).

Java applet developed by Tom Whittaker, CIMSS / SSEC