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Winter Storm Expected To Impact Parts Of The Midwest To Northern New England

A complex winter storm will produce heavy snow and gusty winds from a large portion of the Midwest through the Great Lakes into northern New England through Thursday. Some major metropolitan areas, that are likely to be impacted by snow and travel difficulties, include Chicago and Detroit. This storm will also produce locally heavy rain across parts of the Northeast and Southeast. Read More >

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Shown below is a link to a 1-minute, satellite loop provided by Scott Bachmeier of the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) Satellite Blog. The link to the CIMSS Satellite blog for the May 9, 2016 tornado outbreak is available here. Click on the image below to view an MP4 animation.

CIMSS animation of the GOES-13 0.63 ┬Ám visible channel from 12:45-7:15 pm CST (1:45-8:15 pm CST) on May 9, 2016 [click to play MP4 animation]
GOES-14 Visible 1-minute (0.63 µm) images, with SPC storm reports [click to play MP4 animation]
 
Visible Satellite Loop of the United States from 11:30 am-6:45 pm CST (12:30-7:45 pm CDT) on May 9, 2016
This visible satellite loop above shows how rapidly supercell thunderstorms formed during the afternoon of May 9, 2016. Image provided by the Aviation Weather Center.
 
Infrared Satellite Loop of the central Great Plains region from 11:45 am-11.45 pm CST (12:45 pm-12.45 am CDT) on May 9, 2016
Infrared Satellite Loop of the central Great Plains region
from 11:45 am-11.45 pm CST (12:45 pm-12.45 am CDT) on May 9, 2016.