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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #21

This week’s image was taken this morning over the South. This week’s image shows a Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) over northwestern Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas, and southeastern Texas.  It is moving southeasterly; ahead of the MCS is an outflow boundary that … Continue reading

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4/19/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/19/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 12 tornado reports and the data is still being processed. The SPC Storms Reports graphic is … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/19/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat, labeled SIG SEVERE. To summarize the SPC:  The warm sector ahead of a shortwave trough will … Continue reading

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4/12/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

It is time to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred on 4/12/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 54 tornado reports and the data is still being processed.  Unfortunately, there were at least five … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/12/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for Dixie Alley. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat. To summarize the SPC:  An ongoing Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) that produced tornadoes overnight continues on … 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 2019 #30

This week’s image was taken this evening over the upper Midwest. The satellite image shows a few thunderstorms forming along the warm front that stretches through central Iowa, west to east. The storms are forming in the Storm Prediction Center’s … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #29

This week’s image was taken this evening of some severe thunderstorms over southeastern Colorado. The satellite image shows the overshooting tops from the most severe storms and a large anvil. The anvil extends in all directions because the upper-level winds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #28

This week’s image was taken this morning as Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall. Tropical Storm Barry has no well-defined eye. It is not strong enough for that. However, there are spiral bands of convection and heavy rains that are impacting … Continue reading

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