Severe thunderstorms in Idaho

October 19th, 2019 |

GOES-17 “Red” Visible (0.64 µm, left) and "Clean" Infrared Window (10.35 µm, right) images, with SPC Storm Reports plotted in red [click to play animation | MP4]

GOES-17 “Red” Visible (0.64 µm, left) and “Clean” Infrared Window (10.35 µm, right) images, with SPC Storm Reports plotted in red [click to play animation | MP4]

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-17 (GOES-West)  “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) and “Clean” Infrared Window (10.35 µm) images (above) showed thunderstorms that developed along a fast-moving cold front, producing a swath of damaging winds (SPC storm reports) across southern Idaho on 19 October 2019.

5-minute GOES-17 Mid-level Water Vapor (6.9 µm) images (below) displayed signatures of a jet stream and shortwave trough that were moving across the region that day.

[click to play animation | MP4]

GOES-17 Mid-level Water Vapor (6.9 µm) images, with SPC Storm Reports plotted in red [click to play animation | MP4]

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