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Archive: Dec 2020

Mesovortex over Lake Superior

GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) revealed the formation of a mesovortex in northern Lake Superior on 28 December 2020. Mid-lake convergence — as depicted by RAP40 model surface winds — contributed to the development of this feature.ASCAT surface scatterometer winds from Metop-A at 1537 UTC (below) provided a... Read More