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Updated List of NC State-NWS CSTAR Publications

Shown below is a list of publications and abstracts developed as a part of the most recent NC State-NWS CSTAR project entitled “Understanding and Prediction of High Impact Weather Associated with Low-Topped Severe Convection in the Southeastern U.S.” Note that additional … Continue reading

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New Paper Comparing ASOS Near-Surface Winds and WSR-88D-Derived Wind Speeds in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones

A new article in Weather and Forecasting by Krupar et al. entitled “A Comparison of ASOS Near-Surface Winds and WSR-88D-Derived Wind Speed Profiles Measured in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones” may be of interest to some collaborators. The researchers made 22 comparisons … Continue reading

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RAH’s Use of NASA SPoRT LIS Relative Soil Moisture Product During the 1-5 October 2015 Carolina Rain Event

In late September, a slow moving upper-level low pressure system was forecast to drop into the Southeast and migrate across the eastern Gulf States. In addition, Hurricane Joaquin was over the Bahamas and was, for a time, forecast to lift … Continue reading

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Dual-Pol Radar Data Used to Identify Birds During a Freezing Rain Event on January 9, 2015

On Friday, January 9th 2015, areas of freezing rain fell across the southern and central Coastal Plain of North Carolina during the pre-dawn hours. The precipitation was driven by convergent low-level flow in a region of isentropic up-glide that resulted … Continue reading

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CSTAR Workshop Kicks Off New High-Shear Low-CAPE Convection Project

On November 18th and 19th over 30 meteorologists from the National Weather Service (NWS) as well as faculty and students from N.C. State University (NCSU) gathered in Raleigh to begin implementation of a 3 year Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied … Continue reading

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Two CSTAR Supported High-Shear, Low-CAPE Published in Weather and Forecasting

In case you missed it, the most recent edition of Weather and Forecasting features two articles from NC State collaborators investigating High-Shear, Low-CAPE (HSLC) Environments as a part of a previous CSTAR project. A followup project entitled “Improving Understanding and … Continue reading

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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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