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Satellite Image of the Week #41

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows Hurricane Michael, just before it made landfall in Florida.  I had a number of friends chasing this storm, though I did not.  You can see the strong and well developed eyewall. Thank … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #40

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows a few storms firing across Texas and New Mexico at sunset.  A few things are going on in this image.  First, there is an outflow boundary that stretches from Roswell, NM, to … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #39

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows an artifact from image processing.  Look at central Montana and all of Wyoming.  Notice the faint stripes?  I’m not sure when these appear in the image processing routines, but I have spotted … Continue reading

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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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