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Episode #142: Atmospheric Eddies

January 18, 2021

Despite any long-term pattern, in this case a normal winter cooldown, there are smallter atmospheric “eddies” within the overall synoptic flow. Case-in-point Sunday. Take a look at these loops. Both the satellite and radar loops show a mesoscale low-pressure system crossing through Illinois. It’s this feature that brought enough snow to drape 1-3″ of new […]

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