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ALPW depiction of many tropical cyclones & disturbances – September 14, 2020

By Sheldon Kusselson

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ALPW depiction of mid-level dry air associated with Tropical Storm Isaias

By Sheldon Kusselson Loop of ALPW 700-500 mb layer over a long time period

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Impacts of Water Vapor on Satellite Dust Detection of the 16-17 February 2020 Saharan Air Layer Dust Event over the Eastern Atlantic

Lewis Grasso1, Dan Bikos1, Jorel Torres1, John Forsythe1, Heather Q. Cronk1, Curtis J. Seaman1, Emily Berndt2 1Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center, … Continue reading

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Moisture products for the tornadic storm of 4 July 2020 in Saskatchewan

On 4 July 2020 a thunderstorm developed in southern Saskatchewan that led to numerous tornadoes (video, picture, pictures). Let’s analyze various satellite derived moisture products in the time period leading up to the tornadic storm.  The following loop 4-panel loop: … Continue reading

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Analysis of June 17, 2020 Wyoming Snow event with JPSS products

By Sheldon Kusselson ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Jun1803Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif

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