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Category: GCOM-W1

Tropical Storm Henri just north of the Bahamas

GOES-16 Visible Imagery, above, shows Tropical Storm Henri east of Florida and to the north of the Bahamas. Cirrus outflow is well-developed to the east and south, but the storm is sheared; the surface circulation is near the northwestern edge of the ongoing deep convection. Persistent northerly shear, as shown... Read More

Hurricane Grace in the Caribbean

Grace (then a tropical storm) is shown in AWIPS above, in between Jamaica and the Caymans, in Day Night Band Visible imagery, along with VIIRS I05 Infrared imagery, from 0626 UTC, using data from the Direct Broadcast site at CIMSS. The coldest cloud tops with the most vigorous convection, shown... Read More