Tag Archives: mid-latitude cyclone

Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #18

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the southern Great Plains This week’s image is of the severe weather that was firing over the southern Great Plains. The SPC had issued a Moderate Risk for this area. Storms … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #17

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the center of the United States today. This week’s image is of a mid-latitude cyclone crossing northeast through the middle of the country. If you follow the clouds, you can find the … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #52

This week’s image was taken this morning over the southern Great Plains. This image shows the clouds ahead of a cold front that is sweeping through the Great Plains.  The mid-latitude cyclone is centered over western Kansas, with the cold … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #16

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of a developing cumulus field ahead of a cold front. There is a clear line of thicker clouds near the MS/AL border, and a healthy cumulus field in the warm sector of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #15

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of yet another mid-latitude cyclone. In this case, the center of circulation is over northeastern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. There is a nice, sweeping cold front that runs all … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #12

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows yet another mid-latitude cyclone over the Great Plains. This storm will bring more unneeded rain to the northern Great Plains, compounding their historic flooding problems. I like capturing images of the mid-latitude … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #11

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the monster storm that has caused trouble for most of the country this week. This storm led to severe weather starting in New Mexico and across the south, flooding in Nebraska, a … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #8

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a view of the mid-latitude cyclone that is causing the severe weather in the south. I have marked the approximate locations of the cold front (blue) and warm front (red).  The warm … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #50

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows an enhanced infrared image of a mid-latitude cyclone over eastern Texas. I really like this image because it shows the thicknesses of the clouds around the cyclone, and has a very well-defined … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #44

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the remnants of the mid-latitude cyclone that passed through the south and the east coast over the past few days.  There were a number of tornadoes and downbursts associated with the strong … Continue reading

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