Daily Archives: December 20, 2013

Potential for a “surprise” NW flow snow event on 23, 24 December 2013?

It is interesting to look at the GFS forecast (1200 UTC init) for overnight Monday (23 December)  into Tuesday morning (24 December) as very little precipitation is predicted for western NC. This might be an interesting case to see if … Continue reading

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HMT-SE Pilot Study Profiler View of a Weak Cold Air Damming Event

A weak cold air damming (CAD) event occurred east of the southern Appalachians on Saturday, 14 December 2013.   The evolution of the surface pressure pattern subsequent to the onset of precipitation suggested diabatic influences were active in the development of … Continue reading

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CSTAR Research to Operations Efforts Gain Additional Support at the 2013 NOAA Hurricane Conference

The 2013 NOAA Hurricane Conference wrapped up in early December in Miami, FL. This conference provided an opportunity for the National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service Forecast Offices, and other participants from NOAA to review the past Hurricane season and … Continue reading

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