Monthly Archives: December 2018

New Mexico Snowstorm

Due to an upper-level disturbance passing through the southwestern United States, abundant snowfall has fallen in New Mexico, southwestern Colorado and parts of Texas (see social media snowfall image here). Snow totals range from a few inches to 16 inches at … Continue reading

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20 December 2018 Heavy Rain event in the Mid-Atlantic area

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) for 14 December 2018 event

View the ALPW loop here: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/14dec18/alpw&loop_speed_ms=700  

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DNB and satellite identification

Day/Night Band (DNB) is apart of 22 spectral channels on the VIIRS instrument, in which VIIRS is on-board S-NPP and NOAA-20 satellites. DNB can assist users in monitoring atmospheric and surface features via emitted and reflected light sources, during the nighttime. … Continue reading

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