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Archive: Feb 2023

Tropical Cyclone Judy in the South Pacific Ocean

JMA Himawari-9 Infrared Window (10.4 µm) images of Tropical Cyclone Judy in the South Pacific Ocean on 27 February 2023 (above) displayed some unusually cold cloud-top infrared brightness temperatures — with isolated vales of -100ºC and colder (red pixels embedded within interior darker black regions).The Central Cold Cover feature was... Read More

Severe thunderstorms across the Southern Plains

1-minute GOES-16 (GOES-East) Mesoscale Domain Sector “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) images (above) included time-matched (+/- 3 minutes) plots of SPC Storm Reports — which showed severe thunderstorms that moved east-northeastward across parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas on 26 February 2023. The hazy signature of blowing dust was apparent along the New Mexico / Texas border region, along and ahead... Read More