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Archive: Sat Dec 2023

1-minute GOES-18 imagery to monitor ongoing heavy rainfall in American Samoa

As discussed in this blog post, heavy rainfall had been occurring across the Samoan Islands on 14 December 2023. The South Pacific Convergence Zone (SPCZ) remained in the vicinity of the Samoan Islands on 16 December (surface analyses) — and 1-minute Mesoscale Domain Sector GOES-18 (GOES-West) Infrared images (above) showed another round of deep convection that produced heavy... Read More