Monthly Archives: November 2012

CSTAR Tropical Cyclone Winds Project Gains Additional Support at the 2012 NOAA Hurricane Conference

The 2012 NOAA Hurricane Conference wraps up later today in Miami, FL. This conference provides an opportunity for the National Hurricane Center, the National Weather Service, and other participants from NOAA to review the past Hurricane season and discuss changes … Continue reading

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2012 CSTAR Virtual Workshop

On 16 November 2012, a total of 45 meteorologists from the National Weather Service (NWS) as well as faculty and students from NC State University (NCSU) gathered via a virtual workshop to continue implementation of an ongoing Collaborative Science, Technology, … Continue reading

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SPC’s Storm-Scale Ensemble of Opportunity (SSEO) Continues Where the High-Resolution Mid-Atlantic Forecasting Ensemble (HME) Left Off

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has developed the storm-scale ensemble of opportunity (SSEO) as an alternative to the creation of a computationally expensive storm-scale ensemble system (note that the SSEO web page appears to work best outside of IE).  Instead … Continue reading

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Notes from the 1 November 2012 HSLC conference call

HSLC Conference Call notes for 1 November 2012 In attendance Matt Parker, Keith Sherburn, Jason Davis (NCSU), Pat Moore (GSP), Steve Keighton (RNK), Steve Zubrick (LWX), Andrew Zimmerman (AKQ), Jonathan Blaes, Mike Strickler (RAH), Bob Frederick (MHX), Mike Cammarata (CAE), … Continue reading

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High Shear Low CAPE CSTAR Project Represented at the Severe Local Storms Conference

NC State students Jason Davis and Keith Sherburn presented a portion of their High Shear Low CAPE (HSLC) CSTAR related research at the 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms in Nashville TN last week. Both presentations were made on Wednesday … Continue reading

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WFO RAH Collaborating with NASA SPoRT’s Unique Satellite Products

WFO Raleigh, NC (RAH) has been collaborating with the NASA/MSFC’s Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) project to evaluate several unique NASA research satellite products or displays. Previously we have been evaluating the MODIS hybrid products and this fall we … Continue reading

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WeatherFlow 5 Minute Data for Sandy (2012)

As another follow up to Jonathan’s post, David Glenn from NWS Morehead City provided me with Weatherflow data for Sandy (2012).  The data included five minute wind speed observations for sixteen sites in the Outer Banks.  Per David, none of … Continue reading

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