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Archive: Wed Jan 2011

Mountain waves over Utah

AWIPS images of GOES-13 6.5 µm ‘water vapor channel” data (above) showed a large area of dry air aloft moving southward across the state of Utah behind a shortwave trough axis on 19 January 2011. The 500 hPa wind fields from the RUC80 model indicated that winds turned more northerly and increased... Read More