January 2007: A month of Northern Hemisphere water vapor channel images

January 31st, 2007 |

AWIPS Northern Hemisphere water vapor channel image

An animation of 3-hourly water vapor channel image composites from AWIPS during the entire month of January 2007 (48 MB QuickTime animation; 1280×1024 screen resolution required) shows the diverse variety of storms that affected the Northern Hemisphere during that particular month. Significant weather events included a tornado outbreak in the Gulf Coast region of the US on 04 January, a winter storm that produced heavy snow and ice accumulations across portions of the central and eastern US during 12-17 January, and a powerful storm that brought strong winds to parts of Europe on 17-18 January.

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