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GOES Satellite

Goes Satellite Imagery

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GOES East Images

Visible Images
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West Coast Visible
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Infrared
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West Coast IR
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Water
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West Coast Water Vapor
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East Coast Water Vapor

Western U.S. Satellite Imagery


For a 1 or 2 km city-centered image, select which type of image you would like and click on the map. Use the table below for all other views. All images will open in a new window.
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2km Visible
2km Infrared
2km Water Vapor
2km Fog
san diego oxnard tucson phoenix flagstaff las vegas monterey hanford sacramento grand junction denver salt lake city reno rivertion elko pocatello eureka billings boise medford great falls great falls pendleton missoula portland glasgow spokane seattle san diego oxnard tucson phoenix flagstaff las vegas monterey hanford sacramento salt lake city reno elko pocatello eureka billings boise medford great falls great falls pendleton missoula portland glasgow spokane seattle san diego oxnard tucson phoenix flagstaff las vegas monterey hanford sacramento salt lake city reno elko pocatello eureka billings boise medford great falls great falls pendleton missoula portland glasgow spokane seattle san diego oxnard tucson phoenix flagstaff las vegas monterey hanford sacramento salt lake city reno elko pocatello eureka billings boise medford great falls great falls pendleton missoula portland glasgow spokane seattle san diego oxnard tucson phoenix flagstaff las vegas monterey hanford sacramento salt lake city reno elko pocatello eureka billings boise medford great falls great falls pendleton missoula portland glasgow spokane seattle
Here is a list of good weather satellite tutorials.       Animation and Java Trouble Shooting
      In general, colors related to temperature,
              warm-->cold is:
              dark gray-->light gray-->yellow-->red-->bue
      The brighter the color, the colder temperatures are.

Satellite Image Library


WESTERN U.S.
EASTERN U.S.
WESTERN ATLANTIC
SOUTHWEST U.S.
NORTHWEST U.S.
EASTERN PACIFIC
OTHER EASTERN PACIFIC/WESTERN U.S. IMAGES

ALASKA

HAWAII

CENTRAL PLAINS
NATIONAL GOES SERVER GOES HIGH DENSITY WINDS ARCHIVED SATELLITE DATA
RAMSDIS Online is an online satellite looper. These loops consist of 480x640 pixel-sized GIF images, each of which are about 200 KB. Each of the animation loops contain between 8 and 24 images. So trying to view the loops with a slow connection will take some time. However, if you have the patience you can view nice satellite loops.


For more information, there is also a GOES overview as well as GOES News.
A vast majority of the satellite pictures you will ever see come from GOES satellites (pictured above). GOES stands for Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite. Currently there are two GOES satellites in operation: GOES 12 covers the Western Atlantic and eastern half of North America and GOES 10 provides pictures for the eastern Pacific and western half of North America. These instruments can provide much more information with much better resolution than earlier GOES satellites as evident by some of the links below. Below are views over the earth ranging from the 1 km visible image over Central California to full disk views.


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