Category Archives: Coastal Effects

CIRA ALPW Comparison for Two Northeast US Heavy Precipitation Events

By Sheldon Kusselson ALPW loop of 2019 event: ALPW loop of 2017 event:

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Island / coastal effects in the northeast on 19 June 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. A loop of GOES-16 … Continue reading

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Advected LPW product in identifying circulations in the vertical

On the evening of 21 February 2017, a well defined mid-level circulation moved into the San Francisco Bay region.  This circulation was responsible for a region of convection in the vicinity, mostly showers but a few thunderstorms with some low-level … Continue reading

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Puget Sound Convergence Zone in Action

By J.Braun An impressive overrunning snow event is on tap for much of western Washington Tuesday, January 17th with bands of snow showers moving inland across northwestern Washington.  The (mainly) snow shower activity has increased in coverage as mid level … Continue reading

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MODIS Longwave channel difference of Gulf Stream and Labrador currents

Jeff Braun and Louie Grasso Figures 1-4 show Modis images at 3.9, 8.53, 11.02, and 12.03 µm, respectively at 1825 UTC on 6 April 2010. Off the east coast of the United States, two ocean currents are evident in the … Continue reading

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