MARCI weather report, April 10-16, 2017

april-12-2017For the past week on Mars, local-scale dust storms continued to develop over the southern high-latitudes. During that time, small short-lived dust storms were observed moving eastward over the seasonal north polar ice cap edge, which are typical this time of Mars year. Dust hazes associated with this activity dipped south over the plains of Acidalia and northern Utopia on some sols. Condensate water-ice clouds over the Tharsis Montes… [More at link, including video]

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