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Category: Heavy rain / flooding

Swaths of wet ground in the Plains

Clearing skies in the wake of a cold frontal passage on 08 October 2007 allowed AWIPS 4-panel images of the MODIS visible, snow/ice, 3.7µm, and 11.0µm IR window channels (above) to reveal extensive swaths of slightly darker (and slightly cooler) wet ground which were oriented southwest-to-northeast across parts of Texas,... Read More

Hurricane Dean remnants affect southern California

An animation of GOES-11 water vapor channel images (above) showed that Atlantic Hurricane Dean made landfall in Mexico on 22 August 2007, and eventually emerged into the Pacific basin on 23 August; the middle/upper tropospheric moisture associated with the remnants of Dean then moved slowly northward across the Baja California... Read More