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Category: Satellite winds

Bennett Island plume

[Hat-tip to Gregg Gallina (NOAA/NESDIS Satellite Analysis Branch) for bringing this interesting case to our attention…] A false-color RGB image derived from 1-km resolution NOAA-18 AVHRR data (above) showed a long, narrow cloud plume streaming northwestward from Bennett Island (or “Ostrov Bennetta”, a tiny island... Read More

Tehuano wind event

As a powerful winter storm intensified and produced heavy snowfall and blizzard conditions across much of the Ohio River Valley region of the US during the 07 March08 March 2008 period (Columbus, Ohio set new all-time records with a 20.4 inch storm total snowfall and 15.5 inches in 24 hours), a... Read More