Sunday, October 8, 2017

Sky and Ground Thermal Observation for NearSys Station, 8 October 2017

At 8:30 AM, skies over NearSys Station were mostly cloudy. The ground temperature was 23 *F and the cloud temperature was 9 *F. Assuming a dry adiobatic lapse rate of 5.4 *F per 1,000 feet, the cloud base was 2,600 feet AGL.

The Boise METAR reported broken clouds at 5,000 feet AGL.

Thermal infrared image taken of the cumulus above NearSys Station

Color image of the broken cumulus above NearSys Station

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