Satellite-based Nowcasting and Aviation Program


GOES-12 IRW on 15 April 2007 at 0132 UTC
Figure 4:  GOES-12 IRW imagery at 0132 UTC on April 15, 2007. The IRW BT color scale is provided at the top of the image. The magenta square shows the location of an OT detection. The airplane symbols shows the track of an aircraft within ± 15 mins of the GOES-12 image which was collecting objective in-situ EDR turbulence observations. Blue indicates smooth flight, cyan indicates light intensity turbulence, green is moderate intensity turbulence, and red is severe turbulence.