Tag Archives: Satellites

West Texas Windstorm: 8 February 2009

Ken Pryor A convectively active late winter season over the Great Plains has proven fruitful for the assessment of the GOES-11 imager microburst risk product. During the evening of 8 February 2009, a line of convective storms tracked through eastern New Mexico … Continue reading

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Some Great Knowledge, Papers, and Training Materials That You May Have Missed

Jeff Braun Below are some links to, or copies of, some perhaps lesser known meteorological training materials.  Many of these have been born out of Aviation Weather programs either here in the USA through the military Air Force Weather Agency … Continue reading

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What Is Going On Here?

J. Braun Click here http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/visit/AniS/02261998/Vis_Loop1.html to go to a loop of a group of images from one of our GOES satellites (full disk). The loop is composed of an “enhanced” set of visible images so that dark (near black) stands … Continue reading

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What Could Have Been…

(Click for larger view.) As many of you know (or may not know) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) decided to drop plans for the development of the Hyperspectral Environmental Suite (HES) (aka. the Advanced Baseline Imager/Sounder) for the “next generation” of geostationary weather satellites … Continue reading

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