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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #19

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a few mature cells at sunset over northern Missouri These were probably the only storms to fire today at all, and they were out of reach for us.  Instead, we hung out … 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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Christmas Road Trip 2018: Day 21

We made it as far as Dayton, OH, last night. We will be leaving Ohio today and heading southwest.  I don’t know how far we’ll get.  I’m going to estimate some place like Joplin, MO.  We will have to dodge … Continue reading

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Christmas Road Trip 2018: Day 20

Yesterday was cool, cloudy and drizzly all day.  The rain turned to graupel and snow in the evening, though there was only a dusting’s worth here in Medina. We will be leaving Ohio today and heading southwest.  I don’t know … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #26

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows several thunderstorms scattered over the central part of the country. The cluster over eastern Tennessee shows several stronger convective cells with overshooting tops.  The cluster over Missouri does as well, but this … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #23

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a supercell that fired near the NE/KS/MO border along a boundary.  I like this image because you can see the clouds along the boundary tapering south.  You can also see the overshooting … Continue reading

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Christmas Road Trip 2017: Day 17

Today is the seventeenth day of our annual Christmas Road Trip.  Yesterday, we spent the evening driving across the frigid Midwest, crossing rural Ohio, Indiana and Illinois, stopping for the night in Effingham, IL. Today, we will continue southwest, driving … Continue reading

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