Monthly Archives: March 2011

CSTAR Meeting and Blog highlighted in NOAA Testbed News

The CSTAR project and CIMMSE blog were highlighted in the most recent issue of the NOAA Testbed News – page 2 of the winter 2011 edition. http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/research/uswrp/newsletter/     Advertisements

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Recent Conference Paper on QLCS Tornadoes

I was reading an interesting and topical conference paper today entitled “Tornado warning services for misoscale circulations in quasilinear convective systems,” by Kevin Scharfenberg and collaborators, that appeared at the 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms this past October. Link … Continue reading

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Minutes of 24 February HSLC Conference Call

In attendence: Matt Parker (NCSU), Steve Zubrick (LWX), Andrew Zimmerman (AKQ), Steve Keighton (RNK), Bob Frederick (MHX), Jonathan Blaes (RAH), and Pat Moore (GSP). A brief call was conducted at 10 am on 24 February, mainly to check on the … Continue reading

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March 6th 2011, straight line winds

March 6th 2011 (pdf presentation) I put a quick ppt in pdf form of the event… 0.5 Base Reflectivity shows a decent notch developing on the northern flank of the line before the initial winds calls over the srn half … Continue reading

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Potential HSLC event for CHS 3/9

It looks like we might be setting up for a HSLC event in the area Wednesday evening (at least for our inland locations). A brief look at the lastest 12Z gudiance shows the main forcing getting pretty far south ahead … Continue reading

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Feb28-Mar1 HSLC event

CAE certainly appeared to be affected by an HSLC event Monday evening.  A line of convection developed to our west and pushed into our forecast area just prior to 00z/0301 with what looked like a classic broken-S signature along the … Continue reading

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