Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey

Just a few days after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas, Harvey has downgraded to a Tropical Storm, however it is still bringing torrential rainfall and massive flooding to southeast Texas and Louisiana. To recap, Hurricane Harvey made late-night … Continue reading

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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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Fires in Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest (PNW), that is, the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Western Montana are experiencing a significant heat wave right now. Air temperatures are scorching hot, with temperatures in the high 90’s and low 100’s. An amplified upper-level … Continue reading

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Quasi-Null case for lots of TPW over eastern Colorado on 29 July 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. We’ve shown blog entries … Continue reading

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