Monthly Archives: September 2014

HMT-Southeast Pilot Study Concluding

Dear HMT-Southeast community, As summer draws to a close, the HMT-Southeast Pilot Study (HMT-SEPS) is also nearing the end of its ~16-month field deployment period. We want to thank you, the HMT-Southeast community, for a successful field project that has … Continue reading

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N.C. State – NWS CSTAR Project Examining High-Shear Low-CAPE Convection Starting to Ramp Up

The project entitled “Improving Understanding and Prediction of High Impact Weather Associated with Low-Topped Severe Convection in the Southeastern U.S.” will be a collaboration between principal investigators (PIs) and students at N.C. State University in collaboration with a dozen WFOs … Continue reading

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Evolution of the NASA SPoRT LIS 0 to 10cm Below Ground Relative Soil Moisture Product During an Extreme Rainfall Event

NASA SPoRT has developed a real-time application of the NASA Land Information System (LIS) that runs over much of the central and eastern United States.  The LIS produces several products, including a suite of soil moisture products that can be … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur Marine Wind Gust Factor Analysis

Note this is a multi-part review of Arthur, with the focus in this post on the validation of marine wind gust forecasts. Earlier this summer Jonathan posted an analysis of Hurricane Arthur’s Wind Gust Factors for land locations in an … Continue reading

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Impact of lack of rain seen on LIS soil moisture imagery

Originally posted on The Wide World of SPoRT:
NASA SPoRT has developed a real-time configuration of the NASA Land Information System (LIS) that runs over much of the central and eastern United States at 3-km grid spacing.  The LIS produces…

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