Category Archives: Satellite

GOES-14 will be in Super Rapid Scan Operations Through August 25th

GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) began on 9 August and will continue for through 25 August 2016. Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) will provide 1-minute imagery to support multiple research and GOES-R/S user readiness activities. The SRSO … Continue reading

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Observational Resources for the Potential Severe Weather on Wednesday 24 February 2016

  The latest Severe Weather Outlook from the SPC indicates an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday, 24 February, across central and eastern NC with a slight risk across much of the mid and south-Atlantic with a region of … Continue reading

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GOES-14 will be in Super Rapid Scan Operations with imagery over the Carolina’s and Virginia’s Today (2/3)

GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) began on 1 February and will continue for through 24 February, 2016. Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) will provide 1-minute imagery to support multiple research and GOES-R/S user readiness activities. The SRSO … Continue reading

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“Orographically Induced Cirrus Clouds in the Lee of the Southern Appalachian Mountains” published in NWA Journal of Operational Meteorology

For those that have been following some of the Orographic Cirrus posts that have been on here over the last couple of years, the NWS WFO Raleigh is proud to announce that this work has been published in the National … Continue reading

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Impressive GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Imagery Over the Carolinas on 09 June 2015

Fairly widespread convection developed across the Carolinas on 09 June 23015 resulting in numerous reports of wind damage and flash flooding (link to SPC storm reports). A fantastic animation of GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan imagery provided by NOAA/RAMMB/CIRA shows the … Continue reading

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GOES-14 will be in Super Rapid Scan Operations with imagery over the Carolina’s and Virginia’s Today (5/21)

GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) began on 14 May and will continue for through 12 June, 2015. Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) will provide 1-minute imagery to support multiple research and GOES-R/S user readiness activities. The SRSO domain … Continue reading

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An Example of How GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R Helped During Warning Operations at NWS WFO Raleigh, NC on 18 August 2014

GOES-14 Super Rapid Scan Operations for GOES-R (SRSOR) was operating over North Carolina on Monday August 19th during severe weather operations at WFO Raleigh. During the event, there were several instances where having the increased temporal resolution was very advantageous … Continue reading

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