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Archive: Apr 2011

Undular bore over the Gulf of Mexico

McIDAS images of GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel data (above; click image to play animation) showed an excellent example of an undular bore propagating southeastward off the coast of Texas and out over the Gulf of Mexico on 27 April 2011. This bore exhibited multiple wave fronts, with as many as 10-15... Read More

What the heck is this?

We received the following in an email message from Paul Fuentes at the National Weather Service forecast office at Key West, Florida:“Just though you might be interested in a peculiar little feature we noticed at the WFO Key West on AWIPS from GOES-13 IR imagery on 4/23/11 starting at about... Read More