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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #19

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over eastern Texas. This week’s image is an enhanced infrared image of a mesoscale convective system (MCS) that was exiting eastern Texas and southeastern Oklahoma overnight. The previous day, this system was … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #18

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the southern Great Plains This week’s image is of the severe weather that was firing over the southern Great Plains. The SPC had issued a Moderate Risk for this area. Storms … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/28/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts of the southern Great Plains. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a 10% tornado threat ring.   To summarize the SPC:  An upper-level trough will dig south through … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #17

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the center of the United States today. This week’s image is of a mid-latitude cyclone crossing northeast through the middle of the country. If you follow the clouds, you can find the … Continue reading

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Weather Video of the Week: #13, 3/29/20

I missed last week’s video of the week, and forgot to hit “Publish” on this week’s! This video features the Jonesboro, AR, tornado from Saturday afternoon.   These folks are way too close (they are business owners, not chasers).  I … Continue reading

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1/10/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

I meant to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred back on 1/10/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 18 tornadoes across MO, OK, AR, TX, and LA.  Unfortunately, there were three reported fatalities and … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 1/10/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for eastern TX, LA, southern AR, southeastern OK, and western MS. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring, marked “SIG SEVERE”. To summarize the SPC:  … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #35

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a very large cumulus field across Texas, Oklahoma,  Arkansas and Louisiana. Notice how all of the clouds seem to form rows pointing to the Gulf of Mexico.  This is what I mean … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #13

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows many contrails over Little Rock, AR, at sunset.  Conditions have to be perfect to get this criss-cross pattern like this. What is also neat is to loop this and see the contrails … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 3/23/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk today for the Eastern Great Plains. Associated with the Slight Risk is a 5% Tornado Threat Ring. The SPC is basing this threat on a complex weather situation today. There … Continue reading

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