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Satellite Image of the Week #43

This week’s image shows a large line of storms firing in the Enhanced Risk area over Kansas.  You can see multiple overshooting tops associated with these storms. A strong trough and associated cold front are the forcing mechanisms with these … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #42

This week’s image shows the interaction of a set of frontal boundaries.  You can see a frontal boundary marked by the thin band of clouds behind the thicker band of clouds.  Notice how, where these two merge, there is a … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #40

This week’s image shows a tornadic supercell near Albuquerque, NM, last Saturday.  Notice the overshooting top.   Also, notice the strong convective environment, with many cumulus clouds forming all over the southwest. Thank you for reading this post! Source:  College of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week: #6

This week’s satellite image was taken this afternoon over Texas and New Mexico. What I like about this image is the two overshooting tops visible at the TX/NM border. The storm cells are much larger, but the cauliflower-shaped areas are … Continue reading

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West Texas Supercell at Sunset: 4/11/15

I am not anticipating chase-able severe weather today, though I am watching for the Wednesday-Friday timeframe in the Northern Great Plains. Instead, I will share some older photos that I have not yet posted. On 4/11/15, I was playing in … Continue reading

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