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The Arizona Hurricane Rosa Heavy Rainfall Event for Late September to Early October 2018

This blog entry is by Sheldon Kusselson and in the format of a PDF document: Hurricane Rosa Event_LateSept_EarlyOct2018

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Hail damage swaths from severe storms over the High Plains as viewed from satellites during July 2018

By Louie Grasso, Dan Bikos, Jorel Torres and Ed Szoke During the summer of 2018 over the High Plains, several significant severe storms occurred.  Several hailstorms moved southward over the Central High Plains and produced noticeable hail swaths and damage … Continue reading

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Some Advected Layered Precipitable Water (ALPW) Comparisons Between Florence, Harvey (2017), Maria (2017) and Matthew (2016) with Respect to Rainfall and Severe Weather

This blog entry is by Sheldon Kusselson and in the format of a PDF document: Florence 2018 Comparisons With Harvey and Matthew and More_Sep21,2018update

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GOES-16 Split Window Difference Precursor to Convective Initiation

There are two GOES-16 products related to convective activity.  One is related to convective initiation; that is, this product will identify new cumulus that will further develop into mature thunderstorms.  The second product identifies which mature thunderstorms have a high … Continue reading

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