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Archive: Wed Aug 2022

30-second imagery of severe thunderstorms across the Upper Midwest

Overlapping 1-minute GOES-16 (GOES-East) Mesoscale Domain Sectors provided 30-second “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above), which included time-matched plots of SPC Storm Reports — showing clusters of thunderstorms that moved eastward across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Lower Michigan on 03 August 2022.The corresponding 30-second GOES-16 “Clean” Infrared Window (10.35 µm) images (below) indicated that the coldest... Read More

Aerosols blowing from Mount St. Helens

GOES-17 captured ash blowing off Mount St. Helens in Washington State, which erupted over forty years ago. The blowing debris can be seen from the GOES-17 ABI in this true color animation from 13:00 UTC to 16:50 UTC on 8-3-2022. ... Read More