Category Archives: HMT-SEPS

HMT-Southeast Pilot Study

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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Data Sets Provided by Collaborative Research Partners to Provide a Unique Look at Arthur

The HMT-Southeast Pilot Study (HMT-SEPS) is a field project intended to be the first step in examining various scientific questions across the Southeast. The HMT-SEPS project will largely focus on quantitative precipitation estimation (QPE) in western portions of North Carolina … Continue reading

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HMT-SE Pilot Study Profiler View of a Weak Cold Air Damming Event

A weak cold air damming (CAD) event occurred east of the southern Appalachians on Saturday, 14 December 2013.   The evolution of the surface pressure pattern subsequent to the onset of precipitation suggested diabatic influences were active in the development of … Continue reading

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Wind Profiler View of the Classical Cold Air Damming Event on 07-09 December 2013 in Central NC

A classical cold air damming (CAD) event occurred across the Piedmont of Virginia and the Carolinas on 07-09 December 2013. The event resulted in some freezing rain across the northern and northwestern Piedmont of North Carolina along with other wintry … Continue reading

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Chilly Weather Provides an Opportunity to Utilize HMT-Southeast Pilot Study Observational Tools

The HMT-Southeast Pilot Study (HMT-SEPS) is a field project intended to be the first step in examining various scientific questions across the Southeast with a goal to define a long term HMT-SE research agenda. The HMT-SEPS project will largely focus … Continue reading

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Research Triangle Park Boundary Layer Profiler Joins Four Other Profilers to Observe the Lower Portions of the Atmosphere

During the past couple of months, a number of new and refurbished boundary layer profilers have become available in North Carolina. Most recently, a 915MHz boundary layer profiler managed by the U.S. EPA in Research Triangle Park (site ID: RTPNC) … Continue reading

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The Clayton, NC Wind Profiler Has Come Back to Life

The wind profiler located in Clayton, NC (“CTN”) which had been inoperable since 2008 has been restored and is now operating. Despite the fact that the profiler was heavily used by multiple agencies and meteorologists, repairing it wasn’t an option … Continue reading

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