Monthly Archives: March 2015

Update on HSLC event-relative composites

Note: For ease of viewing, figures referenced herein are provided in the attached powerpoint (at bottom). As discussed during the February 2015 CSTAR conference call, Dr. Parker and I are in the process of developing event-relative composite maps for HSLC … Continue reading

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New Weather and Forecasting Article from CSTAR Supported Research

The latest addition of Weather and Forecasting features an article highlighting the results of recent CSTAR supported research. The article highlights decay over land, gust factors, and sustained wind speed forecasts for recent tropical cyclones impacting the study region. The … Continue reading

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Investigation of Low Level Wind Shear in Central North Carolina

The blog post below was a combined effort of Ryan Ellis, Barrett Smith and Katie Dedeaux. The National Weather Service describes wind shear as “…a change in horizontal wind speed and/or direction, and/or vertical speed with distance, measured in a … Continue reading

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Recent Experiences with NASA SPoRT Soil Temperature Products

NWS Raleigh along with WFOs Houston and Huntsville have been participating in an assessment of several NASA SPoRT Land Information System (LIS) soil moisture products during the past year. During the winter, the same WFOs have been receiving two LIS … Continue reading

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Use of SPoRT LIS Products to Evaluate Flooding Potential during a December 2014 Event

Use of SPoRT LIS Products to Evaluate Flooding Potential during a December 2014 Event in Central NC NASA SPoRT has developed a real-time application of the NASA Land Information System (LIS) that runs over much of the central and eastern … Continue reading

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