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Advected Layer Precipitable Water product for Hurricane Harvey

The CIRA advected layer precipitable water (ALPW) product for Hurricane Harvey is quite interesting: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/28aug17&loop_speed_ms=600 The loop spans from 12Z 23 August to 12Z 29 August.  During that time period, we see the development of Hurricane Harvey in the western … Continue reading

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Interesting features along the west coast on 15 August 2017

The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized. The following loop is … Continue reading

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Quasi-Null case for lots of TPW over eastern Colorado on 29 July 2017

The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized. We’ve shown blog entries … Continue reading

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Layer PW product for flooding on 27 July 2017

The GOES-16 data posted on this page are preliminary, non-operational data and are undergoing testing.  Users bear all responsibility for inspecting the data prior to use and for the manner in which the data are utilized. During the overnight hours … Continue reading

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