At first I had no idea what that was until I watched the loop over and over. I think that is the sun's reflection on the water at just the right
angle. You can follow the path across the planet and it flashes at one point in the path. Kinda cool actually.
My favorite radar images are the radial velocity images. Nice for checking out how bad the winds are in a storm. Also good way to watch for
The area over Texas looks to be the result of a nexrad system in clear air mode. This mode is often used to pick up very light precip. Where I live
at this mode is used to pick up snow. It does a much better job than normal mode. It will pick up light snow and flurries where normal mode will
show nothing. Also low level scans can pick up a great deal of ground clutter as well. Was the radar being serviced? Was there simply a mode
change that caused a badly distorted image. I have seen messed up images like that before. Its really not that uncommon.
It's called SunCross... it occurs when the Sun goes down, once the sun goes down all modes have to switch to IR. Notice how the clouds disipate from
East to West, in a timely fashion as each frame passes. Each frame is a toll of one hour. Each time the frame changes nearly the entire time zone goes
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