Author name: Bryan Wilson

Meteorologist & Radar Expert at Tennessee Valley Weather... and perpetual nerd.

New Weather Satellite to Launch on Falcon Heavy

The next generation of weather observation satellites continues on next week with the upcoming launch of GOES-U. For the last 50 years, NOAA has operated a family of Geostationary (that is, rotating once ever 24 hours, appearing to “hover” over one spot) satellites solely dedicated to monitoring the entire weather patterns across the entirety of […]

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Weekly Weather Roundup – Floods in America, Tornadoes in China…

It’s been something of a busy severe weather season worldwide, and this week has certainly not bucked the trend. To kick things off, the dominant weather pattern in the US has been that of a broad, high pressure system across the central majority of CONUS, mostly relegating heat to the middle parts of the country,

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Doppler on Wheels Teams Measure Winds of 250+mph in Iowa Tuesday

Five people were killed in the town of Greenfield, Iowa and dozens more were left injured following a significant tornado outbreak in the Midwest on Tuesday – and scientists are sifting through metaphorical tons of data following several close-range intercepts by chaser teams and mobile doppler radars alike to try and discern features yet unseen

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