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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #14

This week’s image was taken earlier today over Colorado. Today, the skies are clear over the Great Plains, though there is evidence of upslope flow along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Notice the light cumulus clouds that have … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #12

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the southern Great Plains. I especially like this image as it shows several things.  First, notice the convection in a line, which is ahead of an upper-level trough.  It extends through Colorado … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #24

This week’s image was taken this morning. It is an enhanced water vapor image over the southwest. This image shows the shortwave trough currently impacting the desert southwest. Notice the shades of blue (representing more moisture) making their way east … Continue reading

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5/26/19: Storm Chase Predictions

Today was shaping up to be a severe weather day.  However, we were limited in our travels, as we had to be to Denver, CO, by the evening. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) issued a Moderate Risk for western Kansas. … Continue reading

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5/27/19: Storm Chase Predictions

I am debating chasing the NE/CO/WY borders this afternoon, but I have to figure it out now.  I’m starting the day in Denver and should probably drive home. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk for this … Continue reading

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Golden, CO, to Socorro, NM, Weather: 4/7/19

Yesterday was a nice day. I kept expecting it to get windy, but the winds were never terrible in Socorro. This morning has been mostly sunny, cool and still. Today, we will return to Socorro after our conference in Golden, … Continue reading

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