Category Archives: High Shear Low Cape Severe Wx

Posts in this section are relevant to research coordinated by Matt Parker on severe weather in environments with marginal instability associated with landfalling TCs.

MOSHE now available in beta form on SPC Mesoanalysis

The effective version of the Modified Severe Hazards in Environments with Reduced Buoyancy parameter (i.e., modified SHERBE or MOSHE), detailed in Sherburn et al. (2016), is now available in beta form on the SPC Mesoanalysis page. In observing the parameter’s … Continue reading

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HSLC materials from Severe Local Storms Conference available, HSLC composite maps manuscript published

In November, CSTAR student Keith Sherburn traveled to the AMS Severe Local Storms Conference in Portland, OR to present recent research involving HSLC idealized simulations (via a talk) and composite environments (via a poster). Materials for this conference are now … Continue reading

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HSLC/SHERB Presentation to NWS Central Region Southeast SOO Group

On August 31st, 2016, I was invited to attend and speak at the NWS Central Region (CR) Southeast SOO Group Meeting at WFO Indianapolis on the topic of our (WFO ILN — Wilmington, OH)¬†experiences/research with non-supercell HSLC tornadoes and the … Continue reading

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Webinar on the Environmental Conditioning of Cool Season, Low Instability Thunderstorm Environments in the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys and Southeastern U.S.

In late April, Jessica King, presented a summary of much of her CSTAR research simulating severe and non-severe high shear, low CAPE convective events. The presentation focused on the examination of the rapid destabilization that occurs in the few hours … Continue reading

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Interesting Findings from Two Fall HSLC Cases (23 Nov. 2014 & 18 Nov. 2015)

CSTAR folks, We wanted to post a review of several HSLC cases that had some significant operational utility here at FFC to garner further insight, comments, or discussion you may have (included some discussion points at the end).¬† Both happen … Continue reading

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CSTAR Project Presentation from the AMS Annual Meeting

In January, Lindsay Blank traveled to the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society in New Orleans to present a talk on her CSTAR HSLC project. This presentation won 2nd place in the oral presentation category in the 6th … Continue reading

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Observational Resources for the Potential Severe Weather on Wednesday 24 February 2016

  The latest Severe Weather Outlook from the SPC indicates an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday, 24 February, across central and eastern NC with a slight risk across much of the mid and south-Atlantic with a region of … Continue reading

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