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Wet and Windy Storm in the East; Warm and Pleasant in the West

A slow moving low pressure center will continue to produce heavy rain and gusty winds for the Middle Atlantic, and will move into the Northeast. Isolated severe thunderstorms may produce damaging winds and large hail for areas in northwestern Texas and southeastern Florida. Very warm temperatures continue across the west. Very warm temperatures spread into the central U.S. later this week. Read More >

 

Shown below are several images provided by Scott Bachmeier of the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) Satellite Blog. The link to the blog for the May 24, 2011 tornado outbreak is available here.

CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel from 12:15-7:55 pm CDT on May 24, 2011
CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 0.63 µm visible channel from 12:15-7:55 pm CDT on May 24, 2011

POES AVHRR 0.86 µm visible channel and 12.0 µm IR channel images at 3:23 pm CDT on 5/24/2011
POES AVHRR 0.86 µm visible channel and 12.0 µm IR channel images at 3:23 pm CDT on 5/24/2011

 CIMMS animation of the GOES-13 6.5 µm water vapor channel from 1:15-3:33 pm CDT on May 24, 2011
CIMMS animation of the GOES-13 6.5 µm water vapor channel from 1:15-3:33 pm CDT on May 24, 2011