Category Archives: POES

Questions and answers concerning Polar Orbiting Satellites.

The Arizona Hurricane Rosa Heavy Rainfall Event for Late September to Early October 2018

This blog entry is by Sheldon Kusselson and in the format of a PDF document: Hurricane Rosa Event_LateSept_EarlyOct2018

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Hail damage swaths from severe storms over the High Plains as viewed from satellites during July 2018

By Louie Grasso, Dan Bikos, Jorel Torres and Ed Szoke During the summer of 2018 over the High Plains, several significant severe storms occurred.  Several hailstorms moved southward over the Central High Plains and produced noticeable hail swaths and damage … Continue reading

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Fuego de Volcan, Guatemala

A volcanic eruption took place on 1 February 2018 over the country of Guatemala. If you don’t know where exactly Guatemala is, it is located in central America, bordering the countries of Mexico, Belize, El Salvador and Honduras. Guatemala has … Continue reading

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Early Morning Fog in Colorado

Early this morning, 3 November 2017, the Colorado Front Range was inundated with fog and low stratus clouds. Fog persisted for several hours this morning. Below is an animation of the fog along the Front Range of Colorado via the … Continue reading

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