Satellite Image of the Week #16

This week’s satellite image is a view of the sky over Louisiana a few days ago.  You can see the cloud streets moving in off the Gulf Coast into Louisiana and Arkansas.

These are different than mountain-wave pattern clouds, even though both of them form lines of clouds.  When this loop is set into motion (unfortunately, I did not capture those photos), the clouds’ motion is north, moving inland.  With mountain-wave patterns, clouds are either stationary, or drift away from the mountains (from the Rockies or Appalachians, this normally looks like an eastward motion).

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Source:  College of DuPage – SATRAD


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This blog is about my tales in storm chasing. My name is Seth Price and I am an instrumentation instructor at New Mexico Tech. My amateur radio call sign is N3MRA.
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