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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 #39

This week’s image shows a few clouds over the Great Lakes as early morning land breezes (and the dominant jetstream flow) pick up moisture over the lakes. Thank you for reading this post! Source:  College of DuPage – Meteorology

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Satellite Image of the Week #38

This week’s satellite image shows clouds from both a land breeze and a sea breeze.  The land breeze clouds formed during the night, and make up those narrow bands clouds that have drifted into the ocean.  The foggier looking clouds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #37

A week later, Florida skies have returned to normal.  The people in Florida will have a lot of clean up on their hands, but the earth has returned to its previous state.  Shown below is the typical sea breeze convergence … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #36

This week’s satellite image shows Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean.  There are many, many satellite images of this storm, and I encourage you to look at all of them, preferably before using them in your blog post with the word … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #35

This week’s satellite image shows the remnants of Hurricane Harvey over Tennessee and Kentucky.  What a mess this pile of water vapor has caused!  Notice that these clouds are still rotating around a central low pressure, and that this system … Continue reading

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