The GOES Snow Squall color curve is listed as an xml file and not a cmap file (wrong format compared to other color curves listed on page, so after downloading I am unable to see file when calling up  in AWIPS D2D.   Thinking the wrong file type was put on the STOR Color Curve listing, or is there a way to convert the xml to cmap.  Please advise.   Regards, ...

GOES-16 captured the rapid snow melt that occurred across eastern Colorado and surrounding states on Monday, 10/15 after the first significant snow of the season occurred on Sunday, 10/16. Below is 15-min visible satellite imagery during the day, showing a rapid decrease in snow cover, especially through the middle of the day.    

The launch of GOES-R occurred  Saturday, November 19, 2016, at 6:42 PM EST!