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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #33

This week’s image was taken a few hours ago over Nebraska Notice the sharp convection along I-80 in western Nebraska. That one bubbling storm looks to be on a pocket of rapidly-rising air, and is worth watching for the next … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #32

This week’s image was taken a few days ago over the southern Great Plains. This satellite image shows a line of storms that are embedded in the cloud cover over these states. The severe storms have overshooting tops, shown as … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #31

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over Wisconsin The satellite image shows a few thunderstorms firing along a frontal boundary running east to west through central Wisconsin. A few of these storms have overshooting tops, indicating the storms are … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #30

This week’s image was taken this evening over the upper Midwest. The satellite image shows a few thunderstorms forming along the warm front that stretches through central Iowa, west to east. The storms are forming in the Storm Prediction Center’s … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #29

This week’s image was taken this evening of some severe thunderstorms over southeastern Colorado. The satellite image shows the overshooting tops from the most severe storms and a large anvil. The anvil extends in all directions because the upper-level winds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #28

This week’s image was taken this morning as Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall. Tropical Storm Barry has no well-defined eye. It is not strong enough for that. However, there are spiral bands of convection and heavy rains that are impacting … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #27

This week’s image was taken Wednesday over Florida. This is a perfect example of why Florida gets so many thunderstorms. Notice that the sea breeze is moving in from both coasts. Clouds don’t form until a little ways in land … Continue reading

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