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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #21

This week’s image was taken this morning over the South. This week’s image shows a Mesoscale Convective System (MCS) over northwestern Louisiana, southwestern Arkansas, and southeastern Texas.  It is moving southeasterly; ahead of the MCS is an outflow boundary that … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #20

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the panhandle of Texas. This week’s image shows a developing cumulus field in the middle of a Marginal Risk area.  There is some threat of severe weather in this region by this … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #19

This week’s image was taken earlier this week over eastern Texas. This week’s image is an enhanced infrared image of a mesoscale convective system (MCS) that was exiting eastern Texas and southeastern Oklahoma overnight. The previous day, this system was … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 4/28/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for parts of the southern Great Plains. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a 10% tornado threat ring.   To summarize the SPC:  An upper-level trough will dig south through … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2020 #12

This week’s image was taken earlier today over the southern Great Plains. I especially like this image as it shows several things.  First, notice the convection in a line, which is ahead of an upper-level trough.  It extends through Colorado … Continue reading

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Weather Video of the Week: #11, 3/15/20

This week’s video features a tornado that struck west Texas on Friday. I debated chasing on this day, but it looked like a sludge-fest. Thankfully, these chasers got in position and I could watch the storm remotely. Good job on … Continue reading

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1/10/20: Moderate Risk Follow Up

I meant to follow up on the SPC Moderate Risk that occurred back on 1/10/20.  According to the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), there were 18 tornadoes across MO, OK, AR, TX, and LA.  Unfortunately, there were three reported fatalities and … Continue reading

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Moderate Risk: 1/10/20

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has issued a Moderate Risk for eastern TX, LA, southern AR, southeastern OK, and western MS. Associated with the Moderate Risk is a hatched 15% tornado threat ring, marked “SIG SEVERE”. To summarize the SPC:  … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City, OK, to Rio Rancho, NM Weather: 1/2/20

I will be traveling from Oklahoma City, OK, to Rio Rancho, NM.  This will be day 15, the final day, of our annual Christmas trip. The NWS in Norman, OK, forecasts (for Oklahoma City, OK) a mostly cloudy day, with … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week 2019 #52

This week’s image was taken this morning over the southern Great Plains. This image shows the clouds ahead of a cold front that is sweeping through the Great Plains.  The mid-latitude cyclone is centered over western Kansas, with the cold … Continue reading

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