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Satellite Imagery

Satelite Image

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.
The most recent NOAA satellite image of the United States, and NOAA GOES FULL DISK





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Here is a list of good weather satellite tutorials.       Animation and Java Trouble Shooting
In general, colors related to temperature,
      warm-->cold is shown as:
      dark gray-->light gray-->yellow-->red-->blue color
      The brighter the color, the colder the temperature is.
Type Coverage Resolution and Links Time (UTC)
Visible Western US 1km Animation
2km Animation
4km Animation
Northwest US 4km Animation
Southwest US 4km Animation
Eastern US 4km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation
Infrared Western US 2km Animation
4km Animation
16km Animation
28km Animation
Northwest US 4km Animation
Southwest US 4km Animation
Eastern US 4km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation
Water Vapor Western US 2km Animation
4km Animation
16km Animation
28km Animation
Northwest US 4km Animation
Southwest US 4km Animation
Eastern US 4km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation
Fog Western US 2km Animation
4km Animation

Alternatively, there's a new experimental page here, that you could access.
Look for "Western Region Images" on this site:   http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/west/wfo/
as well as: Western Atlantic - Water Vapor Loop
and: Northeast Pacific Imagery (from NESDIS)
Or look at: Several Satellite Archives


The Blended TPW products at:
http://www.osdpd.noaa.gov/bTPW
Operational Blended Total Precipitable Water products
Type: Blended TPW
Coverage: U.S. and eastern Pacific
Resolution and Links: 16km
    http://www.osdpd.noaa.gov/bTPW/TPW_Animation.html?product=EAST_PACIFIC_TPW

For the Blended TPW Anomaly Product:
Type: Blended TPW Anomaly
Coverage: U.S. and eastern Pacific
Resolution and Links: 16km
    http://www.osdpd.noaa.gov/bTPW/TPW_Animation.html?product=EAST_PACIFIC_PCT

Some Data (Precipitable Water) is available on this site from CIRA
http://amsu.cira.colostate.edu/gpstpw/
http://amsu.cira.colostate.edu/TPW/global.htm
http://cat.cira.colostate.edu/

Simple explanation for the satellite ir image colors: Satellite Description

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