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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #7

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows open cell convection over the Pacific, just off the California coast. I’m not exactly sure what causes the clouds to look this way.  There’s no strong evidence of land breezes or sea … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #6

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows snow all over the Dakotas. I like this picture for two reasons.  The first is that you can see some light clouds that come from the sublimation of the snow, particularly in … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #5

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows snow on the Rockies, as well as mountain wave pattern clouds all over the Four Corners area. Notice the sand-like ripples in the clouds near the mountains.  Those are the mountain-wave patterns. … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #4

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows cold air draining off the continent into the Atlantic Ocean.  This air is all behind the cold front, shown by the long thin line of clouds from the Bahamas, over the open … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #3

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the winter storm that is currently headed towards the east coast.  This winter has been relentless so far.  We’ve had several winter storms here in New Mexico, and the east coast keeps … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #2

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the winter storm that is currently over the east coast. Notice the intense embedded convection in this system. A few snow squalls developed in this winter storm. Just in case you thought … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #1

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the remnants of the winter storm that struck New Mexico a few days earlier. This mid-latitude cyclone is still spinning over the east coast, and continuing northeast. I also like the mountain … Continue reading

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