Some Frequently Overlooked Severe Thunderstorm Characteristics Observed on GOES Imagery: A Topic for Future Research

Weaver, John F.; Lindsey, Dan
June 2004
Monthly Weather Review;Jun2004, Vol. 132 Issue 6, p1529
Academic Journal
Several examples of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) visible satellite images depicting cloud features often associated with the transition to, or intensification of, supercell thunderstorms are presented. The accompanying discussion describes what is known about these features, and what is left to learn. The examples are presented to increase awareness among meteorologists of these potentially significant storm features.


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