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Archive: Oct 2013

Typhoon Wipha

McIDAS images of MTSAT-2 10.8 µm IR channel data (above; click image to play animation) showed the center of Typhoon Wipha moving just southeast of Japan on 15 October 2013. The asterisk at the center of the images denotes the location of Tokyo Narita International Airport — many areas in... Read More

Flooding rains in southern Texas

Flooding rains have occurred over south Texas during the past two days, and the animation of GOES water vapor imagery, above, and of MIMIC Total Precipitable Water, below, shows two airstreams moving moisture into that region. The GOES-15/GOES-13 Water Vapor image animation, above, shows upper-level moisture moving in from the... Read More