Daily Archives: July 11, 2017

California (Alamo Fire)

The state of California had sufficient moisture over the winter where the Sierra Nevada Mountains tabulated record amounts of snowfall. However, as we have transitioned into the summer months of 2017, fires have been initiated in the southern and southwestern parts … Continue reading

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Onset of southwest monsoon as depicted by the CIRA advected LPW product

Between the first and second week of July, moisture associated with the southwest monsoon surged into the Mojave dessert.  Prior to the arrival of this airmass, very hot temperatures and low dewpoint temperatures existed throughout the southwest.  After the arrival … Continue reading

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Advantage of 1-minute imagery for the evolution of rapidly evolving low clouds

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. We begin by looking … Continue reading

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