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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #27

This week’s image was taken this morning over the northeastern Mexico. I’ve considered chasing in Canada in the past, as the Great Plains extends into Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, but I’ve not really considered chasing south of the border. Often, … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #26

I didn’t post a Satellite Image of the Week last week because I was out chasing storms in KS/OK/TX and eastern NM. This week’s image was taken this morning over the southwest. There is a frontal boundary draped over southeastern … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #24

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over Georgia. Here we see a healthy cumulus field forming over the south. There is plenty of moisture. This particular region shows a combination of cloud streets and mountain wave pattern. The cloud … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #23

This week’s image was taken this morning over the Gulf of Mexico. This week’s big weather story is Tropical Storm Cristobal, which is headed for the Gulf Coast. It does not yet have a well-defined eye, but you can clearly … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #22

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over the Midwest This week’s image shows a beautiful cumulus field over most of the Midwest. I just really like images of cumulus fields like this. The eastern part of the cumulus field … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #21

This week’s image was taken this morning over the South. This week’s image shows a Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) over northwestern Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas, and southeastern Texas.  It is moving southeasterly; ahead of the MCS is an outflow boundary that … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #20

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the panhandle of Texas. This week’s image shows a developing cumulus field in the middle of a Marginal Risk area.  There is some threat of severe weather in this region by this … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #19

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over eastern Texas. This week’s image is an enhanced infrared image of a mesoscale convective system (MCS) that was exiting eastern Texas and southeastern Oklahoma overnight. The previous day, this system was … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #18

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over the southern Great Plains This week’s image is of the severe weather that was firing over the southern Great Plains. The SPC had issued a Moderate Risk for this area. Storms … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #17

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the center of the United States today. This week’s image is of a mid-latitude cyclone crossing northeast through the middle of the country. If you follow the clouds, you can find the … Continue reading

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