This map displays the infrared band of light and show relative warmth of objects. Infrared imagery is useful for determining clouds both at day and night. Colder objects are brighter and warmer objects are darker. It displays the weather systems and patterns that may affect your area.
AccuWeather sources many data components to provide the most accurate and timely global maps. Sources include:
During Hurricane Maria, the National Weather Service office in San Juan, Puerto Rico was unable to track the storm via radar due to power going out. All, but one satellite radar, the GOES-16. AccuWeather's Jonathan Petramala spoke with meteorologists of the NWS about how they were able to track the storm as it roared through the island.
On the eve of Hurricane Maria, this hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico rushed to evacuate children inside to safety. Once the storm hit, much of the equipment units were damaged and funding to repair them were scarce. AccuWeather's Jonathan Petramala spoke to the doctors to learn more on how the hospital has regrouped since.