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Flooding in Utah – 26 July 2021

By Sheldon Kusselson and Dan Bikos The North American monsoon has been in full swing during the summer of 2021, bringing much needed moisture to the Southwest. At times though the abundant moisture has resulted in heavy rain and flash … Continue reading

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30 November 2020 Severe Weather Event in the Mid-Atlantic

By Dan Bikos, Sheldon Kusselson and Jorel Torres On 30 November 2020, a trough affected the Mid-Atlantic region and was responsible for the following severe weather reports: https://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/201130_rpts.html In this blog post, we’ll examine aspects of the synoptic scale setup … Continue reading

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ALPW depiction of many tropical cyclones & disturbances – September 14, 2020

By Sheldon Kusselson

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ALPW depiction of mid-level dry air associated with Tropical Storm Isaias

By Sheldon Kusselson Loop of ALPW 700-500 mb layer over a long time period

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Impacts of Water Vapor on Satellite Dust Detection of the 16-17 February 2020 Saharan Air Layer Dust Event over the Eastern Atlantic

Lewis Grasso1, Dan Bikos1, Jorel Torres1, John Forsythe1, Heather Q. Cronk1, Curtis J. Seaman1, Emily Berndt2 1Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center, … Continue reading

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