Category Archives: Orographic Effects

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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24 March 2017 fog / low stratus in the West

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 morning of … Continue reading

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GOES-16 Mountain Wave clouds on 3 March 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. Mountain wave (orographic cirrus) … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Convergence Zone in Action

By J.Braun An impressive overrunning snow event is on tap for much of western Washington Tuesday, January 17th with bands of snow showers moving inland across northwestern Washington.  The (mainly) snow shower activity has increased in coverage as mid level … Continue reading

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