Category Archives: POES

Questions and answers concerning Polar Orbiting Satellites.

CIRA ALPW depiction of Atmospheric River of 4-5 November 2022

By Sheldon Kusselson and Dan Bikos Advected Layer Precipitable Water (ALPW) loop Observed 1-Day Precipitation valid 1200 UTC 5 November 2022 over the Pacific Northwest region:

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Extra-tropical transition of Tropical Cyclone Fiona

By Dan Bikos and Sheldon Kusselson Hurricane Fiona underwent a transition from a tropical cyclone to an extra-tropical cyclone on 23-24 September 2022.  The resulting extra-tropical cyclone was very intense and led to significant storm surge, wind damage and heavy … Continue reading

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ALPW analysis for the eastern Kentucky of 27-28 July, 2022

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/least-1-dead-one-worst-flooding-events-kentuckys-history-officials-say-rcna40436  

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November 11-15, 2021 Atmospheric River event over the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia

By Sheldon Kusselson Click on the image below:        

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GOES/JPSS Observations of Oklahoma Severe Storms and Elevated Mixed Layer

By Jorel Torres, Dan Bikos and Ed Szoke A line of severe storms moved through the southern plains on 4 May 2020, producing numerous hail and wind reports across the region (accessed via SPC). The GOES-16 Day Cloud Phase Distinction … Continue reading

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