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Stories by Scott Bachmeier

Stratus cloud deck over snow pack

An extensive deck of stratus cloud was evident across much of northern Minnesota and adjacent portions of the Dakotas and Wisconsin during the daytime hours on 08 March 2007. An AWIPS 4-panel display of MODIS imagery (above) shows how different this cloud feature appeared in the various channels. The stratus... Read More

More blowing dust in Texas

Another case of blowing dust was noted across the southern Texas panhandle region on 01 March 2007. Unlike the stronger blowing dust event in that same area 5 days earlier (on 24 February), there was no distinct dust cloud feature evident on... Read More