Satellite Imagery

Satellite Imagery

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GOES Geostationary Imagery (From NOAA/NESDIS/OSPO)
Infrared, visible, and water vapor satellite images are available from GOES-13 and GOES-15 at three different domains each. Place your mouse over the desired image to view it or click to open in a new tab. For loops click to open in a new tab. For more information on these images click here.

GOES-West
Western US
IR | VIS | WV
Loops:  IR | VIS | WV
NE Pacific
IR | VIS | WV
Loops:  IR | VIS | WV
Full Disk
IR | VIS
GOES-East
Eastern US
IR | VIS | WV
Loops:  IR | VIS | WV
NW Atlantic
IR | VIS | WV
Loops:  IR | VIS | WV
Full Disk
IR | VIS

Integrated Microwave Animations of Integrated Water Vapor (From CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin)
The following loops show total precipitable water from Morphed Integrated Microwave Imagery at CIMSS (MIMIC-TPW). For more information on this product click here. For image and animation archives click here.

Global
Global Prec Water animation

NE Pacific
NE Pacific Prec Water animation

N Atlantic
N Atlantic Prec Water animation

SSMIS Water Vapor Products (From NOAA/ESRL/PSD)
The following images show the latest SSMIS integrated water vapor, cloud liquid water, and rain rate. Place your mouse over a product to view it or click to open in a new tab. For more information and archived images click here.


Full Pacific
Most Recent water vapor image
Water Vapor
Cloud Liquid Water
Rain Rate

Local Domain
Most Recent water vapor image
Water Vapor
Cloud Liquid Water
Rain Rate


Automated Atmospheric River Detection (From NOAA/ESRL/PSD)
The following shows the Automated Atmospheric River detection technique designed and run by NOAA/ESRL/PSD applied to SSMIS water vapor imagery. For more information and archived images click here.


SSMIS IWV Imagery
Most recent AR Image

SSMIS Strength of IWV in core of AR
Most recent GFS AnalysisThe above plots shows the strength of the AR depicted in the left image in value of IWV (cm) at each latitude along the AR corridor.