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1-Minute GOES Imagery over Colorado Severe Storms

On 6 June 2012, GOES-15 SRSO was called, meaning intermittent 1-minute scans would be collected over a mesoscale sector centered in eastern Colorado.  The Storm Prediction Center had a slight risk of severe storms over the region, and by late … Continue reading

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March 2, 2012 Severe Weather Outbreak

The severe weather event of March 2, 2012 was forecast well ahead of time by the Storm Prediction Center to be associated with significant severe weather: An animation of GOES-13 visible imagery can be found here: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/templates/loop_directory.asp?data_folder=dev/lindsey/loops/2mar12_vis&image_width=1020&image_height=720 Sufficient clearing took … Continue reading

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