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Wet and Unsettled in the Pacific Northwest; Wintry Mix from Rockies into the Plains.

Another strong Pacific storm will bring rain, heavy at times, from northern California to western Washington; and heavy snow to the Northwestern mountains. A separate system will impact the Rockies and into the Plains with a wintry mix. Dangerously cold wind chills will continue through Alaska, especially, across northern Alaska where wind chills could reach minus 70 degrees. Read More >

Satellite
Imagery
 

Visible Satellite Loops

 

Regional visible satellite loop from 9:25 AM - 9:15 PM CDT on May 31, 2013
Regional visible satellite loop from 9:25 AM - 9:15 PM CDT on May 31, 2013

Local visible satellite loop from 3:15 PM - 8:15 PM CDT on May 31, 2013
Local visible satellite loop from 3:15 PM - 8:15 PM CDT on May 31, 2013

 

Infrared Imagery

 

AVHRR IR satellite image from 4:51 pm CDT on May 31, 2013

The above image is an AVHRR IR satellite capture from 4:51 pm CDT on May 31, 2013. IR satellite images are useful because they depict how cold cloud tops are. In this case, the deep reds, blacks, and grays represent very cold cloud tops associated with developing supercell thunderstorms. Other weaker storms are also noted across southwest Oklahoma, where more greens and yellows are noted. The other markers (light blue) on this map are surface plots, and indicate surface conditions at various locations across Oklahoma and north Texas.