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Western Region Satellite Imagery - Satellite Products and Services Division       

 

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 information.       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.

 What some of the numbers mean (on the satellite imageries footer)?
 See the explanation, here  

 

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National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Services (NESDIS) Satellite Imagery

 

Type Coverage Resolution and Links



Visible

Western US
1 - 2 km Animation (sew)
8km Animation
   
Northwest US 3km Animation
West Central US 3km Animation
Southwest US 3km Animation
Eastern US 8km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation




Infrared

Western US
1 - 2km Animation (sew)
8km Animation
16km (Enh. 1) Animation
16km (Enh. 2) Animation
Northwest US 3km Animation
West Central US 3km Animation
Southwest US 3km Animation
Eastern US 8km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation





Water Vapor

Western US
8km Animation
16km (Enh. 1) Animation
   
Northwest US 3km Animation
West Central US 3km Animation
Southwest US 3km Animation
Eastern US 8km Animation
Pacific 8km Animation
Atlantic 8km Animation

Infrared Ch. 2
(fog) with
Fire Enhancement
IR channels
Image Enhancement Info

Western US
1 - 2km Animation (sew)
8km Animation
16km Animation
Northwest US 3km Animation
West Central US 3km Animation
Southwest US 3km Animation
Eastern US 8km 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.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/bTPW/index.html
Operational Blended Total Precipitable Water products
Type: Blended TPW
Coverage: U.S. and eastern Pacific
Resolution and Links: 16km
    http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/bTPW/Product_Animation.html

For the Blended TPW Anomaly Product:
Type: Blended TPW Anomaly
Coverage: U.S. and eastern Pacific
Resolution and Links: 16km
    http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/bTPW/Product_Animation.html

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

Please send questions and comments about this page to the regional webmaster.
Aviation Weather Center, Satellite Images

Here are some additional NASA Satellite imageries as well.
The Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch (RAMB - NESDIS)
Experimental Products of Goes West/East here:
goes-west_goes-east - RAMMB- NESDIS.