Tag Archives: #iawx

Moderate Risk: 12/15/21

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts of the northern Great Plains. I didn’t think I’d ever have to write one of these for December. (I missed writing about last week’s risk). Associated with the … Continue reading

Posted in Practicing Concepts, Predictions, Satellite Imagery, Severe Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #31

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the Midwest. This image is neat, as it shows a healthy cumulus field over Michigan.  You can see the wind direction is from west to east over Michigan, as there is … Continue reading

Posted in Satellite Imagery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #13

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the Midwest. Some of the morning convection and cloud shield is giving way to cloud streets over northeastern Missouri and southeastern Iowa.  This is at the very edge of a Moderate Risk … Continue reading

Posted in Satellite Imagery | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Satellite Image of the Week #52

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows show over Iowa and the upper midwest. Notice how the snow has melted near the rivers and streams, but is left in between them.  This pattern is common; the rivers didn’t freeze … Continue reading

Posted in Satellite Imagery | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Satellite Image of the Week #18

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the formation of some average, garden variety thunderstorms over Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska. There is a little shear, as shown by the mountain-wave pattern (where there are no mountains!)  There … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Satellite Imagery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moderate Risk: 6/22/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk today for parts of the Great Lakes region. They have also issued a Public Severe Weather Outlook for today as well. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a 10% hatched … Continue reading

Posted in Practicing Concepts, Predictions, Satellite Imagery, Severe Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enhanced Risk: 6/14/16

Yesterday, there were a few tornadoes, including one sited near Trinidad, CO, a place I have stopped frequently in my travels. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk for most of Iowa this afternoon. Associated with the … Continue reading

Posted in Practicing Concepts, Predictions, Radar Imagery, Satellite Imagery, Severe Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enhanced Risk: 3/15/16

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri today. Associated with the Enhanced Risk is a 10% Tornado Threat ring. The SPC is basing this threat on the … Continue reading

Posted in Practicing Concepts, Predictions, Radar Imagery, Satellite Imagery, Severe Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment