What do satellite images indicate?

Satellite images indicate the moisture in the atmosphere over a given location.

The moisture can indicate one of two things: clouds or fog.

There are different types of satellites.

The ones most frequently used in our weather center are visible satellites and infrared satellites.

Visible satellites are pictures from space (that can only be used during daylight hours).

Infrared measures temperatures from the clouds and can be used day or night (most frequently used).

» More Homework Help Questions

Interactive Radars

Regional Headlines

This Week's Circulars

Regional Radar Image

Live Traffic Cameras

Cameras provided by PennDOT

Historical Averages

High Low
Current 65°F 54°F
Average 75°F 53°F
Record 95°F May 29, 1969 38°F May 29, 1949