Monthly Archives: August 2016

Hurricane Season in the Atlantic: Invest Area 99L and TS Gaston

Ahh…it is that time of year again, it’s hurricane season for the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans; the blog will focus on the Atlantic hurricane activity that is ongoing. Two to mention that are active right now are the Invest Area … Continue reading

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VIIRS Flood Detection Product: Gulf Coast Flooding, August 2016

The Gulf Coast has taken a major hit lately with intense rainfall and flooding across the area (Figure 1, below). This past weekend (12 August 2016 through today) there has been a Federal Flood emergency declared in the state of … Continue reading

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1-minute GOES-14 SRSO for 9 August 2016 Montana storm

On 9 August 2016, GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) collected 1-minute imagery of a severe thunderstorm in southeast Montana: ¬†http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=dev/lindsey/loops/9aug16_g14_montana&image_width=1020&image_height=720&loop_speed_ms=80 The 1-minute visible satellite imagery is particularly important for this case, since the storm is in southeast … Continue reading

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