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Satellite Image of the Week #12

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over the Atlantic a few days ago.  It is yet another nor’easter slamming the east coast.  Blech. I feel like I barely have to change these captions.  They just keep getting … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #11

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over the Atlantic a few days ago. This image shows yet another nor’easter slamming into New England.  You can see the feeder bands circling around a point due east of Delaware. … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #10

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over the Atlantic, just off the coast of Africa.   I chose this photo for several reasons. First, notice how there is a lot of dry air (and even dust) blowing off … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #2

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week demonstrates open and closed cell convection over the Gulf of Mexico.  We went from the very cold last week to the nearly tropical this week. You can see the thicker clouds (closed cell … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #2

This week’s satellite image is from earlier this week over the Atlantic Ocean.  You can see several things here.  First, in the very top left corner, there is a clear area due to cold air blowing off the Atlantic Coast, as … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #13

This week’s satellite image was taken this afternoon over the deep south. What it is showing is the transition between open cell and closed cell convection, with the closed cell convection over northern Mississippi and Alabama, as well as eastern … Continue reading

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