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Archive: Thu Sep 2021

Sam in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Sam is poised to strengthen in the tropical Atlantic. The True-Color image above shows the cyclone just to the south of a region of dust that is apparent in the true-color imagery as a greyish/brown region extending from the storm towards Africa. A Saharan Air Layer (SAL) analysis,... Read More

Strong winds over Lake Michigan

GOES-16 “Veggie Band” near-infrared imagery (Band 3, 0.86 µm), above, (from the CSPP Geosphere website, click here for a link to the animation at that website) shows an early-season Fall cyclone over lower Michigan. During the animation, RADARSAT Constellation Mission Satellite 1 (RCM-1) was in a descending pass down Lake Michigan. Synthetic... Read More