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Archive: Sun Oct 2023

Cyclone Tej in the Arabian Sea

MIMIC Total Precipitable Water (TPW) fields, below, show a band a rich moisture over the northern Indian Ocean between the Equator and 15oN Latitude. By 17 October in the animation, cyclonic motion is diagnosed in the TPW fields between 60o and 70o E Longitude. By 18 October, an invest was... Read More

Plume of airborne glacial silt from the Copper River Valley in southcentral Alaska

Strong gap winds accelerating out of the Copper River Valley — located along the coast of southcentral Alaska — were lofting fine particles of glacial silt/sand, and transporting those aerosols southward across the Gulf of Alaska during 20-22 October 2023. 10-minute GOES-18 (GOES-West) Dust Red-Green-Blue (RGB) images created using Geo2Grid (above) displayed the... Read More