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Title:RHI Radar Observation of a Tornado
Alternative Title:R49 Radar Oleseruatiant of a Tarnada
Author(s):Schuetz, J.; Stout, Glenn E.
Subject(s):Tornadoes
Radar meteorology
Abstract:Preceding the development of a tornado at the ground a fingerline projection developed on the PPI in the SW corner of an echo. This was also visible on the three-dimensional models constructed from RHI data. The parent echo extended to 37,500 feet and was the highest echo in the vicinity. Tornado occurrence was simultaneous with a new cell merging with the finger. Photographs of the tornado, the lower level echo tilt, and winds aloft data all indicate the same direction of shear.
Issue Date:1987
Publisher:Illinois State Water Survey
Series/Report:Circular no. 070
Type:Text
Language:English
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Reprinted from BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 38, No. 10, December, 1957, pp. 591-595
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/94391
Rights Information:Copyright 1987 Board of Trustees University of Illinois.
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-11-14
Has Version(s):https://doi.org/10.1175/1520-0477-38.10.591
Identifier in Online Catalog:6221921
OCLC Identifier:(OCoLC)ocm01347671


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