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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #24

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over Texas and Oklahoma. A low pressure system over southwestern Oklahoma is causing this counter-clockwise swirl in the clouds. Along the southern edge (through Northern Texas), a few thunderstorms are popping along … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #24

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over Texas and Louisiana. A low pressure system over northeastern Texas is causing obvious rotation in the clouds aloft. These are mostly high clouds. However, notice the bands of low cumulus clouds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #23

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over Texas. A low pressure system over northeastern Texas is pulling moisture from the Gulf of Mexico up the TX/LA border, firing a few storms along this boundary. Based on the location of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #22

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over New Mexico. I did not take many satellite images over the past week, as we have been on the road chasing storms, and I didn’t think about them. I watched plenty of … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #21

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over the High Plains. I figure I owe at least one post to the massive amounts of cloud cover that have limited the diurnal heating and therefore have limited the storm chasing potential. … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #20

This week’s image was taken this afternoon over New Mexico and the Panhandle of Texas. Storms began firing this afternoon, some of which reached severe limits for large hail and wind. In the early afternoon, you can see a few … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #19

This week’s image was taken this evening over Illinois a few days ago. This image shows a cumulus field between two frontal boundaries. I don’t think the frontal boundaries were all that strong, but you can clearly see where there … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #18

This week’s image was taken this evening over the south Pacific This image shows a few, small low pressure circulations over the open ocean. I think what I found the most interesting about this image is that the upper-level winds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #17

This week’s image was taken this morning over Florida This image shows the humid conditions over Florida. Notice the cloud streets over land, as sea breezes from both sides advect moisture onto land. There is also a frontal boundary that … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2021 #16

This week’s image was taken yesterday over New Mexico. You might recognize this image from yesterday’s visible satellite image. It is. However, I wanted to highlight a feature on it, which I didn’t do on yesterday’s post. A back door … Continue reading

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