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Christmas Road Trip 2017: Day 6

Today is the sixth day of our annual Christmas Road Trip.  Yesterday, we traveled around the Atlanta metro area and Columbus, GA, to visit friends and family.  The weather was awful; pouring rain off and on almost everywhere we went.  … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #30

This week’s satellite image shows a few strong storms over the Carolinas yesterday evening.  You can see the overshooting tops at sunset, poking above the cloud deck of the Mesoscale Convective System (MCS). Thank you for reading this post! Source: … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #4

This week’s satellite image is from the Mid-Atlantic this morning.  What I especially like about this image is the mountain-wave pattern coming off the Appalachian Mountains.  It is especially prevalent though Maryland. A regular blog viewer might ask how I know … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #3

This week’s satellite image is from the deep south this afternoon.  If you look in the blobby cloud mass, you can see a few areas of “rougher” texture over southern South Carolina.  These are strong thunderstorms embedded in this mass of … Continue reading

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Marietta, GA, to Jersey, VA

This will be the last day of the first leg of our road trip. We spent the night in Marietta again last night, and will drive to my parents’ house in Virginia today. Yesterday was cool, but not so cold … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week: #36

This week has generated some amazing satellite imagery of tropical systems, as Hurricane Hermine strikes the east coast, and as Hurricane Lester continues towards the Hawaiian Islands.  This week’s Satellite Image of the Week is of Hurricane Hermine as it passes … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/24/16

Yesterday’s severe storms and tornadoes proved to be fatal. Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida were impacted by the tornadoes yesterday, as shown by the Storm Reports graphic below, created by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC). I captured a few radar … Continue reading

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