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Satellite Image of the Week #49

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows cold air draining off the continent, particularly on the east coast. This is the same effect as last week, but I found another good example of it. Thank you for reading this … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #48

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows cold air draining off the continent, particularly on the east coast. At first glance, this might look like a land-breeze, with air streaming off the continent into the Atlantic Ocean, forming clouds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #47

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a small boundary across northern California. There is a line of clouds that marks the edge of this weak frontal boundary, just south of the San Francisco Bay, but out in the … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #46

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows clouds forming due to upslope flow from easterly winds. At first, I thought this was a classic example of a sea breeze forming clouds due to upslope flow, once the winds reach … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #45

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a strong boundary across the Mid-Atlantic. Unfortunately, I did not capture enough information to determine what was happening exactly.  Either way, I really liked this image. Thank you for reading this post! … 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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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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