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SHERB Tool, Documentation, and Support Now Available Via the NWS Software Collaboration Portal

Any interested NWS offices can now obtain the code, documentation, and support for the SHERB parameter smart tool via the NWS Software Collaboration Portal at: https://collaborate.nws.noaa.gov/trac/nwsscp/wiki/Gfe/Smarttools/Sherb The SCP repository now contains both AWIPS 1 and AWIPS 2 versions of the … Continue reading

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Is It Useful to Filter SHERB Values?

A system producing another round of elevated SHERB values will cross the western Carolinas and northeast Georgia Monday afternoon and evening. We are noticing, by inspection, that the model SHERB grids are consistently highlighting significant 1.0+ values on days that … Continue reading

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Last Throes of Marginal/Null 10 December 2012 HSLC Event

Here are a few last screen captures from the marginal/null 10 December 2012 event.  One of the most interesting reflectivity structures near our (GSP) forecast area occurred toward 23 UTC as the leading, shallow convective lines were dissipating into a larger light … Continue reading

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