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Category: Heavy rain / flooding

Flooding across interior Alaska

Parts of interior Alaska experienced heavy rainfall and significant river flooding during the last week of July 2008; AWIPS  composite images of the GOES-11 and GOES-12 water vapor channels (above) showed a rather unusual moisture plume — one having a long northwesterly fetch — stretching from the Russian arctic coast... Read More

Mesoscale Convective Vortex in Nebraska

A large mesoscale convective system (MCS) developed over Nebraska during the pre-dawn hours on 24 June 2008, and AWIPS images of the GOES-12 10.7 µm IR channel (above) showed the extensive coverage of very cold cloud top temperatures (-60 to -70º C, red to black color enhancement) associated with this convective activity.... Read More