The Saskatoon outflow of May 15, 2010

What happened?

On May 15, 2010, a weak outflow boundary moved through Saskatoon, SK. It was particularly notable because of its prominence on RADAR.

Here are the METARs from Saskatoon. Notice a subtle and weak wind shift to the northeast at 0300Z.

CYXE 160000Z 34010G15KT 15SM SCT100 BKN280 24.6/2.3 A2991 RMK CU3CI2 TCU ASOCTD VIRGA SLP135 56006 SKY68=
CYXE 160100Z 26014KT 15SM SCT100 BKN280 23.7/4.6 A2992 RMK AC3CI1 ACC ASOCTD OBS TAKEN +01 SLP136 SKY58=
CYXE 160200Z 32010KT 15SM FEW100 BKN280 20.6/5.8 A2993 RMK AC2CI1 SLP141 SKY48=
CYXE 160300Z 03007KT 15SM FEW100 BKN280 16.9/6.4 A2995 RMK AC2CI1 ACC ASOCTD VIRGA S SLP148 53012 SKY48=
CYXE 160400Z 06006KT 15SM SCT100 BKN280 15.5/6.6 A2996 RMK AC3CI1 ACC ASOCTD SLP151 SKY58=
CYXE 160500Z 07004KT 15SM FEW100 SCT280 15.5/5.5 A2997 RMK AC2CI1 SLP154 SKY45=

RADAR images

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Last update to this page: May 18, 2010