Tag Archives: doppler radar

Radar Images from Virginia

I grabbed two radar images on Radar Scope from the tornado outbreak on the 24th.  The first image is of the tornado near Waverly, VA.  Notice the strong, tight, couplet with this storm in the high resolution storm relative winds … Continue reading

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Socorro, NM

In lieu of a weather prediction, I am going to report on what I am seeing for Socorro this morning. Currently, there is a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for central Socorro County, including Socorro and the New Mexico Tech … Continue reading

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Storm 8/24/15

Yesterday evening, there was a storm near Becker, NM, that was a textbook example of the popup-type thunderstorms we can expect in this low-shear atmosphere. From the shuttle window near Bernardo: On radar, we can see that the cell became … Continue reading

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Satellite and Radar Meteorology, Lesson 10

Satellite and Radar Meteorology: Radar Principles Precipitation Detection • Important factors: precip characteristics, atmospheric conditions, radar conditions, • We don’t know particle size and liquid vs. frozen precip • Only know amount of energy returned Reflectivity • Backscattered energy from … Continue reading

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