Applications Library :: Nighttime Microphysics RGB – Multi-Cloud Scene in New Mexico



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Nighttime Microphysics RGB – Multi-Cloud Scene in New Mexico
Time: 1 minute
Date:
  3 January 2017
Region: CONUS West/Southwest
Author: Royce Fontenot
Product(s): Nighttime Microphysics RGB
Application Area: Aviation
Feature: Low stratus and fog, mixed clouds
Instrument(s): ABI, MODIS, VIIRS, AVHRR


The NWS Albuquerque WFO used the NtMicro RGB to help identify fog and to differentiate the fog from other low and mid cloud features.  It provided greater awareness of the potential hazards to aviation then the traditional 11-3.9 micron difference imagery product.

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