Category Archives: Heavy Rain and Flooding Issues

Fall 2019 through Winter 2020 Heavy Precipitation Events

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

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CIRA ALPW Comparison for Two Northeast US Heavy Precipitation Events

By Sheldon Kusselson ALPW loop of 2019 event: ALPW loop of 2017 event:

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Subtropical storm Melissa

By Sheldon Kusselson and Dan Bikos Subtropical storm Melissa exists off the Eastern coastline of the U.S. on 10-11 October 2019, as GOES-16 visible imagery on 11 October shows: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=training/visit/loops/11Oct19/vis&loop_speed_ms=60 note the lack of deep convection over the center of … Continue reading

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VIIRS flood observations along the Arkansas River

Heavy rain fell in Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas the past few weeks, causing major flooding along portions of the Arkansas River. In the RealEarth image below (i.e. 1930Z on 27 May 2019), major flooding is indicated in orange and red … Continue reading

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