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Recent Paper on the CAD Event Associated With the January 2011 Southeast U.S. Ice Storm

Now that winter has arrived, at least unofficially, we wanted to pass along a recent paper by WFO Charleston, SC Lead Forecaster Steven Rowley regarding the cold air damming (CAD) associated with a significant ice storm that affected the Southeast … Continue reading

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Inland TC Wind Best Practices for NWS Forecasters

The group investigating the inland wind fields associated with tropical cyclones (TCs) has developed guidelines for the upcoming hurricane season that NWS forecasters can use in an effort to help improve TC wind speed/gust forecasts. The initial guidelines are based … Continue reading

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