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Archive: Wed Apr 2021

Showers over Wisconsin as viewed by GOES-16 Day Cloud Phase Distinction and Radar

The animation above toggles through the 1836 UTC GOES-16 Day Cloud Phase Distinction RGB with and without a Great Lakes Radar Mosaic of 0.5-degree Reflectivity.  There is an excellent correlation between green-tinted clouds in the RGB (signifying glaciated clouds) and radar echoes, so much so that it should be easy to say that clouds with the same color where radar data are missing,... Read More