Category Archives: GOES

Questions and answers regarding the GOES satellites and their programs.

WS Harper Impacts on Northeast US

As Winter Storm Harper passed through the northeast United States, the storm brought heavy precipitation in the forms of snow, rain, and freezing rain that produced significant ice accumulation on the ground. Storm total snowfall, rainfall and ice accumulations were … Continue reading

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Comparison of GOES-16 with GOES-13

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. One of the 1-minute … Continue reading

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GOES 1-minute imagery on 2 June 2015 over North Dakota

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GOES visible imagery analysis for 26 April 2015 tornadic storm in Texas

This blog entry consists of a youtube video: To view only the GOES visible loop animation (without recorded audio), see: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/26apr15_vis&number_of_images_to_display=52

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