Category Archives: POES

Questions and answers concerning Polar Orbiting Satellites.

Layer PW product for flooding on 27 July 2017

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. During the overnight hours … Continue reading

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Tropical Activity in the East Pacific

It is that time of year again! The time of year where tropical storms, hurricanes initiate and permeate through the Atlantic and the East Pacific Oceans. Currently, a few to note are tropical depression Greg, Tropical Storm Irwin and Hurricane … Continue reading

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Colorado: Dead Dog Wildfire

Another fire is catching headlines in Colorado the past few days, it is called the Dead Dog Wildfire located within Dead Dog Gulch. The fire is located approximately 10 miles north-west of Rangely, Colorado. Hot, windy and dry conditions have … Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Beatriz

Yesterday evening, Thursday, 1 June 2017, Tropical Storm Beatriz made landfall in southern Mexico state of Oaxaca. The tropical storm brought heavy rains, flooding and mudslides to the area, resulting in 2 deaths as of Friday, 2 June 2017. Once … Continue reading

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