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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 #10

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows cold air draining off the North American continent, particularly over the southeast. There was a strong polar high pressure over the eastern half of the country this past week. The cold, more … 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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Christmas Road Trip 2018: Day 8

Today, we will travel from Atlanta, GA, to Roanoke, VA. We will take I-75 for much of today’s travel, though we may take US-82 at some point, depending on traffic. This morning has been cool, sunny and still. The NWS … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #43

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows several different types of clouds. The red circle shows upper-air flow from the southwest.  These cirrus clouds are moving along the jetstream; the same jetsteam that is pushing the nor’easter. The blue … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #37

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic. Currently, Florence is a big problem for the coast of the Carolinas.  It weakened sharply before making landfall, but there is still a large storm surge, strong … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/15/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, and is barely a tropical storm at this time.   Joyce and Helene have weakened to Tropical Storms, and Isaac has weakened to post tropical storm remnants. Florence is now a tropical storm, with sustained … Continue reading

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