CLOUD STREETS - SHORT SUMMARY

by KNMI


Example

Example of cloud streets (DLR, RGB124)

Typical cloud configurations

White parallel lines downwind disturbed by white bulges in the satellite images (IR, VIS and RGB124)

Weather Events

Relevant numerical parameters and their typical distribution

Physical Background

The physical processes are shown in schematic 1, the physical conditions are seen in schematic 2.
A typical cross section perpendicular on the cloud streets
A typical temperature and wind velocity profile

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