WARM FRONT SHIELD - CLOUD STRUCTURE IN SATELLITE IMAGES

by ZAMG


27 January 1995/00.30 UTC - Meteosat IR image
27 January 1995/00.30 UTC - Meteosat WV image
27 January 1995/12.00 UTC - Meteosat VIS image
The IR as well as the WV image of 00.00 UTC show a cloud shield of a Warm Front extending from the Atlantic (east of approximately 20W) across Ireland to the Bay of Biscay. The VIS image from 12.00 UTC shows an eastward propagation of this shield as far as the Benelux countries and west Germany.
Several features mentioned above can be observed:

SUB-MENU OF WARM FRONT SHIELD
METEOROLOGICAL PHYSICAL BACKGROUND