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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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Satellite Image of the Week #20

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows heavy cloud cover over the Great Plains, left over from the past two days of mediocre storms.  This is killing chasing for today, for certain.  The next few days only reach a … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #19

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows some cloud streets bringing moisture into eastern Texas.  However, notice the sharp boundary between cumulus clouds and clear skies.  We have no moisture in western Texas.  This is killing my storm chasing. … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #18

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows the formation of some average, garden variety thunderstorms over Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska. There is a little shear, as shown by the mountain-wave pattern (where there are no mountains!)  There … Continue reading

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