Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Case study: March 13rd, 2017

A cold front system caused atmospheric instability, in particular in western São Paulo region. Heavy rain and hail were reported for Baurú (news here).

Lightning strike as detected by Rindat network in the region can be seen below:


The following images show the CAPPI 3km from Radars Bauru and Presidente Prudente (source IPMET via CPTEC):

Satellite images from GOES can be seen below:

GOES visible channel images (source CPTEC):

GOES IR (highlited) channel images (source CPTEC):

GOES WV channel images (source CPTEC):