Monthly Archives: June 2014

TC Wind Cluster Office Update Conference Call 6/25/14

Call Attendees: Reid Hawkins (WFO Wilmington), Jonathan Blaes (WFO Raleigh), John Billet (WFO Wakefield), Carin Goodell (WFO Morehead), Scott Kennedy (WFO Morehead), David Glenn (WFO Morehead), Frank Alsheimer (WFO Charleston), Bob Bright (WFO Charleston), Bryce Tyner (North Carolina State University) … Continue reading

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An 8 Year Lightning Climatology of North Carolina

This week is Lightning Safety Awareness Week across the United States.  North Carolina is no stranger to the dangers of lightning; “Storm Data” ranks North Carolina sixth in the U.S. for the number of lightning fatalities between 1995 and 2010. … Continue reading

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GOES Super Rapid Scan 1-Minute Data Used to Monitor an MCV that Initiated a Severe Thunderstorm across Central North Carolina

GOES-14 was operating in Super Rapid Scan Operations (SRSO) on May 23, 2014, which allowed forecasters to view satellite imagery with 1 minute frequency. On this day, forecasters used the rapid scan imagery during severe weather operations to monitor a … Continue reading

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