Satellite Precipitation Estimates (TXUS20 KWBC)
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TXUS20 KNES 241634
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SATELLITE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES..DATE/TIME 10/24/14 1634Z
SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH/NESDIS---NPPU---TEL.301-683-1404
LATEST DATA USED: GOES-13: 1611ZDS
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LOCATION...NW CALIFORNIA...W OREGON...W WASHINGTON...
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ATTN WFOS...PDT...STO...MFR...SEW...PQR...EKA...
ATTN RFCS...NWRFC...CNRFC...
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EVENT...UPCOMING WEST COAST PRECIP EVENT
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SATELLITE ANALYSIS AND TRENDS...GOES-W IMAGERY SHOWS A STRONG WELL
DEFINED S/WV TROF ROTATING THROUGH THE BASE OF THE BROADER TROF OVER THE
E PACIFIC. AN UPPER LOW HAS TAKEN SHAPE NR 38N/134W WITH A LARGE AREA OF
CLOUD TOP COOLING WITHIN DIFFLUENT FLOW AHEAD OF THE LOW. STRONG/ANOMALOUS
OZONE SIGNATURE OF 150% OF NORMAL FROM THE AIRS SENSOR IS ASSCD WITH THE
UPPER LOW INDICATING VERY DRY STRATOSPHERIC AIR THAT HAS BEEN PULLED DOWN
BY THE DEEP TROF. THIS DRY AIR IS ALSO INDICATED BY THE MODIS RGB PRODUCT.
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RECENT AMSU PASS INDICATED AREAL AVG RAINRATES OF 0.25-0.6"/HR WITHIN
THE COLDER TOPS MENTIONED ABOVE AND MORE ISOLATED BUT SIMILAR RATES
ASSCD WITH THE DVLPG BAROCLINIC LEAF. SOME HEAVIER RAINRATES ARE ALSO
OBSERVED ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE UPPER LOW. BLENDED TPW IMAGERY HAS SHOWN
A RICH SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE PLUME STRETCHING SW AND THEN W TO THE N OF
HAWAII. MAX PW VALUES OF 1.5-1.75" ARE SEEN BEING WRAPPED NWD WITHIN
THE BAROCLINIC ZONE JUST E OF THE LOW CENTER.
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AN ANNOTATED SATELLITE GRAPHIC SHOULD BE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET
ADDRESS LISTED
BELOW IN APPROXIMATELY 10-15 MINUTES.
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SHORT TERM OUTLOOK VALID 1635-0035Z...MEDIUM-HIGH CONFIDENCE FACTOR IN
SHORT TERM OUTLOOK...AS MID/UPPER LVL LOW SWINGS E/NEWD FRI-SAT...MOISTURE
PLUME AND ASSCD PRECIP WILL EXPAND NEWD ALONG THE W COAST...EVENTUALLY
PUSHING INLAND DURING THE DAY SATURDAY. SATELLITE TRENDS WILL CONTINUE
TO BE MONITORED OVER THE NEXT 24 HRS.
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....NESDIS IS A MEMBER OF NWSCHAT (NESDISSATELLITEPRECIP)....
....NESDIS IS A MEMBER OF 12 PLANET....
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FOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS CONCERNING THE SATELLITE
PRECIPITATION MESSAGES AND GRAPHICS PLEASE EMAIL
SSDPrecip@noaa.gov
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FOR PRECIP MESSAGES AND GRAPHICS ON THE WEB:
http://www.ospo.noaa.gov/Products/atmosphere/spe/
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FOR AUTOMATED SATELLITE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES ON THE WEB:
http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/smcd/emb/ff/CONUS.php
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LAT...LON 4933 12136 3940 12236 3926 12540 4916 12532
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