Replacement Weather Satellite for GOES East

Replacement Weather Satellite for GOES East

This is bad news for the Caribbean Region.  And this is very bad news for those of you that regularly download solar radiation data from or rely on results from GOES-PRWEB.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) confirmed Monday that GOES-13 has been placed in stand-by mode, following increased vibrations, or “noise,” observed in imagery over the past couple of days.  For more information visit

This post has implications on data from the following pragwater web pages:

This composite satellite image from Sunday shows a lack of data from GOES-13 over the east coast of the U.S. (CIMSS Satellite Blog)


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