Monthly Archives: July 2011

TC wind radii analysis and forecasting background

As a follow up to a recent call with the TC wind collaboration team, I put some slides together that describe the methodology and tools (or lack thereof) for analysis and forecasting of the quadrant wind radii for tropical cyclones.  … Continue reading

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UW/CIMMS Convective Initiation Product Being Tested by WFOs

As part of the GOES-R proving ground, several WFO’s have been evaluating a suite of products from the University of Wisconsin/CIMMS satellite meteorology group.  While the host of products includes functionality to access cloud top cooling, overshooting tops, turbulence probability, … Continue reading

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23 June 2011 HSLC Conference Call Minutes

Attendees: Matt Parker (NCSU), Justin Lane (GSP), Hunter Coleman (CAE), Frank Alsheimer (CHS), Jonathan Blaes (RAH), Brian Miretzky (ERH), Steve Nelson (FFC), Keith Sherburn (NCSU), Steve Zubrick (LWX) I. Incoming NC State grad student Keith Sherburn introduced himself to the … Continue reading

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NC State Student Intern Experiences the April 16th Tornado Outbreak

Carl Barnes, while an undergraduate senior at NC State, participated in the NWS Raleigh – NC State Student Internship program. He was at the NWS office on April 16th, during the most active tornado day in the history of the state. … Continue reading

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Conference Call July 12, 2011

Today, collaborators for the TC inland wind project conducted a conference call to review what progress has been made in the project and to discuss potential future work. A summary of what has been completed can be seen in the … Continue reading

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