Satellite Precipitation Estimates (TXUS20 KWBC)
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SATELLITE PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES..DATE/TIME 04/20/14 1811Z
SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH/NESDIS---NPPU---TEL.301-683-1404
LATEST DATA USED: GOES-13 1745Z       WARREN
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LOCATION...TEXAS...OKLAHOMA...
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ATTN WFOS...TSA...FWD...OUN...SJT...LUB...
ATTN RFCS...LMRFC...ABRFC...WGRFC...
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EVENT...POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS THIS EVENING ACROSS N
TX/SRN OK
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SATELLITE ANALYSIS AND TRENDS...LOBE OF VORTICITY ASSOCIATED WITH UPPER
LOW ACROSS WRN PANHANDLE OF OK IS SEEN ROTATING INTO UPPER LEVEL JET
ACROSS W TX IN WATER VAPOR...WHICH HAS HELPED TO INITIATE SCATTERED
CONVECTION...NOW PUSHING NE TOWARDS N-CENTRAL TX.  ADDITIONAL ENERGY
UPSTREAM...ACROSS NRN MEXICO...IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE LATER DURING THE
EVENING HRS.  ALL THE WHILE SFC TROF ANALYZED AT 17Z IS TRACKING E
ACROSS ERN NM AND SHOULD BE LOCATED ACROSS W TX IN THE NEXT 4-6 HRS.
ABOVE NORMAL PW VALUES (1.2-1.4") ARE STREAMING NWD ACROSS CENTRAL
TX/SRN OK...WITH SOME OF THIS AVAILABLE MOISTURE BEING TAPPED NOW WITH
THE ONGOING CONVECTION.
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AN ANNOTATED SATELLITE GRAPHIC SHOWING THE HEAVY PRECIPITATION
THREAT AREA SHOULD BE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET ADDRESS LISTED
BELOW IN APPROXIMATELY 10-15 MINUTES.
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SHORT TERM OUTLOOK VALID 1815-2315Z...MEDIUM CONFIDENCE FACTOR
IN SHORT TERM OUTLOOK...WITH THE SFC TROF EXPECTED TO KEEP PUSHING EWD
ACROSS W TX THIS AFTERNOON/EARLY EVENING...LLVL FLOW IS ANTICIPATED TO
INCREASE ACROSS CENTRAL/N-CENTRAL TX.  GOES SOUNDER CAPE VALUES HAVE
BEEN CLIMBING ACROSS W TX AND THIS AXIS OF INCREASING CAPE SHOULD SHIFT
EWD IN RESPONSE TO EWD MOVING UPPER LOW/SFC TROF.  WITH INSTABILITY
AND BEST MOISTURE AXIS APPEARING TO ALIGN ACROSS CENTRAL TO N-CENTRAL
TX/SRN OK BY EARLY EVENING ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL UPSTREAM ENERGY FROM
THE WSW...ANOTHER ROUND OF MORE ORGANIZED HEAVY RAINS ARE BECOMING
INCREASINGLY POSSIBLE OVER AREAS THAT HAVE OR WILL RECEIVE RAINS FROM
THIS MORNING/EARLY AFTERNOON.
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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 3461 9727 3436 9620 3378 9583 3272 9645 3189 9843
3173 9958 3283 10045 3419 9909
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