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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #41

This week’s image was taken a few mornings ago. The image above shows the snow over Montana and the Dakotas. Notice that there are two layers of “white”, one being the snow on the ground and the other is clouds … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #6

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows snow all over the Dakotas. I like this picture for two reasons.  The first is that you can see some light clouds that come from the sublimation of the snow, particularly in … Continue reading

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Dickinson, ND, to Westminster, CO

Yesterday, was a pleasant day in western North Dakota.  We drove around the Theodore Roosevelt National Park with the windows down, and did a few short hikes. This morning has been mild, mostly sunny and still. The NWS in Bismarck, … Continue reading

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Gillette, WY, to Dickinson, ND

Yesterday, we had a pleasant drive from Westminster, CO, to Gillette, WY.  It was cloudy for part of the trip, and we did go through some light rain, but overall, it was pleasant.  Once we arrived in Gillette, it was … 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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Satellite Image of the Week #6

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week was taken over the snowy Dakotas. A powerful winter storm passed through the Upper Midwest, dumping a lot of snow across the region.  The visible satellite imagery shows the snow-covered ground in its … Continue reading

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Slight Risk: 5/30/16

Yesterday’s Enhanced Risk did not materialize as planned. There was only one confirmed tornado report over northern Texas. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Slight Risk for much of the Northern Great Plains today. Associated with the Slight … Continue reading

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