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Archive: Mar 2009

Undular bore in Florida

GOES-13 visible imagery (above) showed  an undular bore that was propagating southward across the Florida peninsula  on 17 March 2009. This bore feature appeared to play a role in the initiation of a line of convective clouds that developed over central and... Read More

Stratospheric intrusion vorticies

Water vapor imagery from the GOES-11, GOES-12, and GOES-13 satellites (above) showed the spin-up of a well-defined “stratospheric intrusion vortex” over western Kansas on 14 March 2009. The imagery from each of those 3 satellites is displayed in its native projection, which... Read More

Drifting ice field in Green Bay

Strong northwesterly winds (gusting as high as 70 mph at Grand Marais in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and 57 mph at Washington Island in northeastern Wisconsin) caused a large portion of the land-fast ice in the far northern portion of Green Bay to break away and begin drifting eastward... Read More