|GOES-R IFR Probability from GOES-East (Upper left), GOES-East Visible (Upper Right), GOES-R Cloud Thickness (Lower left) and GOES-East Brightness Temperature Difference (Lower Right)|
The GOES-R IFR Probability serves a useful purpose in the day: It highlights where, in a field of clouds, the lowest visibilities and ceilings are likely. In the image above from coastal North and South Carolina and Georgia. cloudiness is hugging the coast, as indicated both in the visible and in the tradiational brightness temperature difference product. Highest probabilities of IFR conditions are depicted near Statesboro and Savannah GA, where ceilings and visibilities are lowest.