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Satellite Image of the Week #32

This week’s satellite image shows a few pockets of deeper convection over Kentucky and Tennessee.  These pockets could be areas of stronger heating, or they could be a result of upslope flow into the Appalachian Mountains.  It could be that … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #31

This week’s satellite image shows the cold front ahead of a mid-latitude cyclone.  If you squint your eyes and use your imagination, you can see that there is a center of circulation in Quebec due north of western New York. … 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 #29

This week’s satellite image shows a large cumulus field over Canada.  I simply liked this photo; I like that some areas have open cell convection and others have closed cell convection.  There are a few boundaries, too.  See if you … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #28

This week’s satellite image shows the very strong and well organized Hurricane Fernanda over the open waters of the Pacific Ocean.  She is currently a Category 4, weakening slightly overnight, but expected to intensify later today.  There is a well-developed … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #27

This week’s satellite image shows a combination of some clouds over the Appalachian Mountains and a mountain-wave pattern to the east of the mountains.  There is also some cloud streets coming from Lake Erie into Ohio.  These are developing vertically, … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #26

This week’s satellite image shows a really healthy cumulus field over the midwest.  I like this photo because it shows the cumulus field at the transition between simple cumulus and developing storms, particularly over northwestern Pennsylvania. Thank you for reading … Continue reading

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