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Archive: Thu Jun 2023

Tropical Depression Two develops in the Gulf of Mexico

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-16 (GOES-East) “Red” Visible (0.64 µm) and “Clean” Infrared Window (10.3 µm) images (above) showed Tropical Depression Two as it developed over the northern Gulf of Mexico on 01 June 2023. The low-level circulation center became exposed late in the day, as deep convection remained focused to the northeast of the disturbance center — cloud-top infrared brightness... Read More

LightningCast and the Air Force Academy graduation

1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-18 (GOES-West) “Clean” Infrared Window (10.3 µm) images (above) are shown with and without an overlay of GLM Flash Extent Density and contours of Lightning Cast Probability from 1530-1915 UTC on 01 June 2023 — the time period covering outdoor graduation ceremonies at the Air Force Academy in eastern Colorado. LightningCast provided good lead time, with Probability values over the Air Force Academy... Read More