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Stories by Alexa Ross

California Gets Rain: a GOES view

Heavy rains have finally hit California, which declared a state of emergency on Wednesday January 4 due to extreme rainfall amounts. The GOES-West enhanced Band 9 imagery (6.9 µm, mid-level water vapor) illustrates how moisture associated with the recent similar Trans-Pacific atmospheric river generated heavy rainfall for much of California, Oregon, and... Read More

Late Season Atlantic Storms Lisa and Martin

Hurricane Martin, now in the north Atlantic, continues to move northeast and is expected to become a post-tropical cyclone in the next few hours. It was named a Hurricane on Wednesday, 2022-11-02 around 15UTC. Its maximum sustained winds are 85 mph (140 km/h). By the weekend, Martin’s swells will be... Read More