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Category: Microwave

Long animations of Typhoon Mawar in the western Pacific

The Himawari-9 Target sector monitored the evolution of Typhoon Mawar from its inception. The animation above (it re-centers occasionally) shows the initial intensification of the system, a brief but notable weakening just prior to moving close to Guam, and then reintensification to the west-northwest of the Marianas. The animation... Read More

Heavy rain over Kona, Hawai’i

Radar imagery over the island of Hawai’i, below, from 512 – 639 AM HST shows the development of strong thunderstorms over/near Kona. Note that 512 AM HST is 1512 UTC; 639 AM HST is 1639 UTC. The heavy rains led to the issuance of a Flash Flood Warning (link). What... Read More