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Severe Weather Applications of the GOES Split Window Difference Product


Dan Bikos

Ed Szoke








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This training introduces various severe weather applications of the GOES Split Window Difference (10.3 – 12.3 µm) product:

  1. Identification of moisture pooling along low-level convegence boundaries
  2. Identification and tracking of Dryline bulges
  3. Identification of convective pre-conditioning

Training Session Options

NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based videoYouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Live VISIT teletraining (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 20 minutes. This teletraining session uses the VISITview software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed. Please follow the teletraining installation instructions to install the session.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links

This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites


Dan Bikos

(970) 491-3777

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