Keeping an Eye on Rivers in the Sky

GOES-17 helps forecasters monitor atmospheric rivers affecting the West Coast

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rivers in the sky

GOES-17 is now operational
as NOAA’s GOES West!

Improved forecasts for the western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii

Operational Announcement GOES West Imagery Benefits for Western U.S.
GOES-17 is officially GOES West

GOES-R Series Quarterly Newsletter

Issue 24, 4th Quarter 2018

The latest GOES-R Series Quarterly Newsletter is now available for download.

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GOES-16 : A Game-Changer for Fighting Deadly Wildfires

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GOES-17 Shares First Images of Alaska, Hawaii and the Pacific Ocean

The satellite arrived at its new vantage point on November 13, 2018

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Goes-17 Arrives at 137.2W First Image of Hawaii

GOES-17 Transition to Operations

GOES-17 will soon take its place as NOAA’s GOES West operational satellite.

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Goes-17 Transition to Operations