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Satellite Image of the Week #27

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows moisture being drawn north into a mid-latitude cyclone over the Hudson Bay. There’s nothing particularly special about this image, I just like the feeder bands of moisture being drawn from much farther … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #26

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows several thunderstorms scattered over the central part of the country. The cluster over eastern Tennessee shows several stronger convective cells with overshooting tops.  The cluster over Missouri does as well, but this … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #25

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a stacked low pressure system over western Montana. Notice how there are spiral bands of clouds circling the center of low pressure.  These bands were pulling moisture all the way from the … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #24

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the weakening Hurricane Bud soon after it made landfall.  You can see the center of circulation and the long spiral rain bands. Here in New Mexico, we are receiving the precipitation from … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #23

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a supercell that fired near the NE/KS/MO border along a boundary.  I like this image because you can see the clouds along the boundary tapering south.  You can also see the overshooting … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #22

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows smoke from the fires in New Mexico.  In particular, the blue circle surrounds the smoke from the Cimmaron fire. It has been quite dry here.  My garden is dead and needs to … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #21

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows now sub-tropical storm Alberto as it crashes into the Gulf Coast near Pensacola. It has long spiral bands, and plenty of ongoing convective development.  You can see the center of circulation just … Continue reading

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