Category Archives: Visibility

Gap flow in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized. On the morning of … Continue reading

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24 March 2017 fog / low stratus in the West

The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized. On the morning of … Continue reading

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Synthetic Imagery from the NAM Alaska Nest 4 km

By Jorel Torres, Dan Bikos and Lewis Grasso A majority of National Weather Service (NWS) training is focused on satellite products for the CONtinental United States (CONUS). However, how can satellite products help NWS forecasters with satellite interpretation in Off … Continue reading

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Synthetic Low Cloud / Fog Product for October 10, 2012

Dan Bikos This blog entry will examine the synthetic low cloud / fog product produced by the 4-km NSSL WRF-ARW model.  For detailed information on this product, see: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/synthetic_imagery_in_forecasting_low_clouds_and_fog/ Let’s examine this product on the Washington and Oregon coastline from … Continue reading

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GOES-R ABI smoke imagery for the Proving Ground

J. Braun, Louis Grasso and Don Hillger GOES-R ABI will have the ability to produce imagery at 0.47 µm (blue) and at 0.67 µm (red). Although GOES-R will be unable to produce any images at 0.555 µm (green), color imagery … Continue reading

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