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Nighttime view of inflow feeder clouds from GOES Nighttime Microphysics RGB

During the overnight hours of March 18-19, 2020, there were numerous reports of severe weather (including tornadoes) in north Texas: https://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/200318_rpts.html This blog entry will focus on the storm repsonsible for the tornado reports between 0615 – 0650 UTC near … Continue reading

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Fall 2019 through Winter 2020 Heavy Precipitation Events

By Sheldon Kusselson ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Jan1503Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Jan1215Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Jan0309Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Feb1203Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Feb2103Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Oct1518Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Oct1615Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Oct3015Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Oct3115Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Dec2303Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2019Dec1715Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Mar0315Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Mar0415Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Mar0515Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Mar0515Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif ftp://ftp.cira.colostate.edu/ftp/Forsythe/LPW/Anim_GIF/2020Mar0615Advect_LPW_ALT_anim.gif

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) product for 5 February 2020 Severe and Flood event

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Thin fog over snow in southwest Kansas – 29 January 2020

A snow event in southwest Kansas on 28/29 January 2020 led to widespread snow amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with locally higher amounts (above 12″).  On the 29th, a thin layer of fog developed over the snow covered land.  … Continue reading

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10 January 2020 – Southern Plains Severe Weather event with Elevated Mixed Layer (EML)

https://rammb-slider.cira.colostate.edu/?sat=goes-16&z=0&im=12&ts=1&st=20200110090117&et=20200110160617&speed=130&motion=loop&map=1&lat=0&opacity%5B0%5D=1&hidden%5B0%5D=0&pause=0&slider=-1&hide_controls=0&mouse_draw=0&follow_feature=0&follow_hide=0&s=rammb-slider&sec=conus&p%5B0%5D=band_10&x=5000&y=5000 Alternately, also available here: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/10jan20/band10&loop_speed_ms=60   ALPW Loop: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/10jan20/alpw&loop_speed_ms=120  

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