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Archive: Tue Mar 2023

Heavy Rain over Tutuila, American Samoa

Tutuila, the large island of American Samoa, experienced very heavy rain early in the morning of 21 March 2023, especially over the western parts of the Island. (However, the raingauge at the Pago Pago airport, in central Tutuila, received only 0.15″ of rain!) The animation above shows the development of... Read More

Severe Winds, Snow, and Rain in California

Rotation off the coast of California near San Francisco was present on Tuesday 2023-03-21 as the area got hit with rains and high windspeeds. The rotation is apparent in both visible RGB satellite imagery and radar reflectivity, animated below using RealEarth. Circular formations in cloud structure, seen by GOES-16, and... Read More