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Archive: Sat Jun 2022

Severe thunderstorms across Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) include time-matched SPC Storm Reports — and showed the development severe thunderstorms across parts of eastern Nebraska, southern Iowa and northeastern Kansas during the afternoon and early evening hours on 11 June 2022. In Kansas, rows of boundary layer feeder bands could be seen flowing northeastward into the... Read More

Pyrocumulonimbus clouds in Alaska

A sequence of Suomi-NPP VIIRS Visible (0.64 µm), Shortwave Infrared (3.74 µm) and Infrared Window (11.45 µm) images at 2149 UTC and 2332 UTC (above) showed “before” and “after” views of a  pyrocumulonimbus (pyroCb) cloud that developed south of McGrath, Alaska late in the day on 11 June 2022. The... Read More

30-second GOES-18 images centered over New Mexico

GOES-18 images in this blog post are preliminary and non-operationalOverlapping 1-minute Mesoscale Sectors provided GOES-18 imagery at 30-second intervals — and “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) showed the development of showers and thunderstorms across western New Mexico and far eastern Arizona on 11 June 2022.In northeastern New Mexico, another feature of interest... Read More