A weather front is approaching southeast Alaska and these images of microwave satellite products provide a lot of information regardng what you would want to know about it. The first image is the AMSR2 ocean surface wind showing a maximum of 55 kt winds along the outer coast near Sitka. The second image is a …
This AMSR2 Passive Microwave Sea Ice Concentration product valid at 1412 UTC 16 Dec 2020 shows sea ice covering most of Norton Sound extending to northeastern portions of the Bering Sea.
This estimate of snow depth over Alaska at 1240 UTC 07 Dec 2020 was produced from the AMSR2 microwave sensor data on the GCOM-W satellite.
This composite of MiRS satellite rain rates (Microwave Integrated Retrieval System) combined with one hour precipitation radar products from all seven of Alaska’s radars at 2300 UTC 01 Dec 2020 provides a regional picture of rainfall extent and intensity.
This view of surface wind speeds at 12:28 UTC 23 Nov 2020 was produced from AMSR2 microwave data on the GCOM-W satellite. A large area of 50+ knot winds was detected near the center of the storm.
This satellite imagery composite at 1900 UTC 20 Nov 2020 shows the clouds and precipitation associated with a mature storm in the Bering Sea with a front extending into the Gulf of Alaska. The gray shading is an infrared view of clouds and land areas, with a colorized view of the MiRS microwave rain rates …
A view of interior Alaska from space – compliments of SNPP’s VIIRS instrument.