Category Archives: Heavy Rain and Flooding Issues

ALPW analysis for the 21 August 2021 flood event in central Tennessee

By Sheldon Kusselson and Dan Bikos The following shows the Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) product just prior to the significant flood event in central Tennessee on 21 August 2021: ALPW animation

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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 … Continue reading

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May 2020 flooding in central Michigan

This blog entry by Sheldon Kusselson summarizes satellite moisture imagery and products leading to the flood event over central Michigan on 18 May 2020.  Comparison with previous events are included.   Animation of ALPW every 3 hours from 03 UTC … Continue reading

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Heavy rain event around 18 May 2020 that contributed to dam failures in Michigan

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Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) analysis for 30 April 2020 event

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