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UW-Madison CIMSS
NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (since 1980) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the birthplace of satellite meteorology.
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UW-Madison CIMSS 52m
A wispy flowed over 's Northwest Territories last night, captured by Day/Night Band. Also detected - city lights of Edmonton & Calgary, the connecting highway, and light from tar sand flares.
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UW-Madison CIMSS 14h
Tropical Storm () continues to drag incredible moisture northward - per a TPW2 profile that has a remarkable resemblance to a horse head. The good news is that the forecast track now curves away from .
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UW-Madison CIMSS 21h
Replying to @WiscLimnology
Here's another foggy view from
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 20
water vapor view of the U.S. southwest shows remnant moisture from TS being dispersed over Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico & Texas today. BTW, reminds us of the ~1 hr outage starting @ 1540 UTC for ABI calibration - but it will still be raining!
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 20
Tropical Storm (28W) in the Philippine Sea is tracking toward and while not expected to strengthen the highly convective system is pulling prolific atmospheric moisture and heavy rains along with it.
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 19
The past 48-hours of storm-centered Morphed Integrated Microwave Imagery at CIMSS shows Typhoon () hugging the northern coast of before landfall.
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 19
TPW2 reveals ample moisture headed toward southeast and from Baja Mexico today prompting numerous flash flood watches while also heralding welcome rainfall and drought relief.
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Scott Bachmeier Nov 18
Replying to @UWCIMSS
Even though the sun set for the winter season today at Utqiaġvik (Barrow), with ample illumination from the Moon Day/Night Band images revealed large ice leads in the Beaufort Sea along and off the northeast coast of Alaska:
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 19
Typhoon (aka ) has followed a convoluted path around the and is now positioned to make landfall on the northern tip of .
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 19
A neat feature of inland lakes is that they often become shrouded by in the late fall as cold air moves over milder water. Do you know what we call this type of fog? Learn the answer and the science from the Weather Guys!
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 18
Cracks in sea ice leave long lines of open water, or "leads" which could provide insight into diminishing ice - that's why CIMSS is leveraging improved technology & image resolution to detect & study leads. Learn more about our updated algorithm at
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 18
Calling all educators! These teachers attended the -R launch & it was a BLAST! Now teachers & students can vie to view the 2021 -T launch by submitting a science poster to our Virtual Science Fair. Teachers can also attend ! Details at
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 18
Typhoon () just offshore the northern tip of , the largest & most populous island in the .
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 17
is tracking this coastal storm today and the good news is that it's moving away from shore.
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 16
Can you name the cities (& rivers) in this toggle of 2 Gulf Coast states from Friday afternoon? Hint: Thanks for taking our geography challenge!
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 15
yes of course, thanks for asking
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 15
The showers peak this weekend. They're associated with a comet & blaze every 33 years near the constellation Leo. So look up! Here's one captured by our rooftop cameras earlier this week - watch low on the horizon for the flare.
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 15
Cyclone in the Western Pacific is revving up toward Category 4 intensity while impacting the northern Islands. is forecast to recurve around over subtropical latitudes and fizzle out.
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UW-Madison CIMSS Nov 15
Elevated dangers continue for New South Wales and Queensland per . Here is the current view of between and via imagery displayed on .
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Monthly Weather Review Nov 14
Just Published: Otkin, J.A. and R. Potthast (), 2019: Assimilation of All-Sky SEVIRI Infrared Brightness Temperatures in a Regional-Scale Ensemble Data Assimilation System. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 4481–4509, .
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