Monthly Archives: June 2011

MCS Crossing the Appalachian Mountains – Updated & Expanded

On June 18th, a small cluster of thunderstorms developed near St Louis at around 02 UTC. During the next 24 hours, these thunderstorms would grow into an MCS that would move across the OH Valley and the southern Appalachians before … Continue reading

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High Shear/Low CAPE Cases

The 10 WFOs participating in the HSLC study are nearing the end of the case identification process. WFOs GSP and CAE have compiled a “first cut” master list of the cases identified. So far, 89 unique dates have been identified … Continue reading

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High CAPE Low Shear Fun

The environment across central North Carolina during the late afternoon on 10 June, 2011 was characterized by high CAPE values and low bulk shear. The SPC analysis of MLCAPE was elevated at around 1500-2000 J/kg. The SPC analysis of bulk … Continue reading

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WFO Huntsville AL joins CSTAR

The NWS in Huntsville AL will be actively participating in the High Shear-Low CAPE portion of the CSTAR project. Their participation will be led by Andy Kula along with Stephen Latimer and Kurt Weber. They have already made significant progress … Continue reading

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Invitation to Join CIMMSE Internal Site

An internal site for the CIMMSE projects has been created and is located at: http://sites.google.com/site/nwsncsuinternal/ The purpose of this internal site is to facilitate interaction between various participants in each┬ácollaborative group. It is designed to share information pertinent only to … Continue reading

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