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Satellite Image of the Week #43

This week’s image shows a large line of storms firing in the Enhanced Risk area over Kansas.  You can see multiple overshooting tops associated with these storms. A strong trough and associated cold front are the forcing mechanisms with these … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #42

This week’s image shows the interaction of a set of frontal boundaries.  You can see a frontal boundary marked by the thin band of clouds behind the thicker band of clouds.  Notice how, where these two merge, there is a … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #40

This week’s image shows a tornadic supercell near Albuquerque, NM, last Saturday.  Notice the overshooting top.   Also, notice the strong convective environment, with many cumulus clouds forming all over the southwest. Thank you for reading this post! Source:  College of … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/24/16

Yesterday’s severe storms and tornadoes proved to be fatal. Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida were impacted by the tornadoes yesterday, as shown by the Storm Reports graphic below, created by the Storm Prediction Center (SPC). I captured a few radar … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 2/23/16

I had fully intended to post about the snow threat in New Mexico today, however, the Moderate Risk for severe weather across the Gulf Coast states takes precedence. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts … Continue reading

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