6 June 2013

GOES 14 Satellite Rapid Scan Imagery of Tropical Storm Andrea Today.

Posted by Dan Satterfield

Click image for animated GOES 14 5 minute rapid scan. High clouds obscure the center at first. Thanks to CIMMS for this.

The GOES R satellite will be able to do ONE minute rapid scans in two different locations when it is launched in two years! (If budget cuts don’t delay it, we will finally catch up to Europe with satellite technology.)

Here is a wider shot (Visible channel) of 15 min images. Hat tip to Metr. Brad Panovich for this one:

and an IR/VIS POES Image below:

Click for full res HUGE image. Hat tip to CIMMS Satellite Blog.