Satellite Image of the Week #33

This week’s satellite image shows a mid-latitude cyclone over Wisconsin.  If you think this looks like a hurricane, you are correct in your analysis; it is similar to a hurricane in structure.  However, unlike a hurricane, the area of concern for a storm like this is the warm sector- the area between the warm front and the trailing cold front.

Here is the visible satellite image:

Here is the water vapor imagery:

 

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Source:  College of DuPage – Meteorology

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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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