Category Archives: Dust

Santa Ana Winds and Dust Identification

It is that time of year again, to observe Santa Ana Wind events for Southern California. On 15 October 2018, an upper-level trough advected into the southwestern United States (i.e. see GOES-16, Upper Level Water Vapor imagery below), produced cold … Continue reading

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Dust off the coast of Africa!

Earlier this morning, a large areal extent of dust advected off the coast of Africa. The new National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration¬† – 20 (NOAA-20) satellite, launched into orbit back in November 2017, captured the dust via Day/Night Band (DNB) … Continue reading

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23 March 2017 Convection and Dust in Texas / New Mexico

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. On the afternoon of … Continue reading

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