Monthly Archives: May 2008

The Weld County, Colorado Tornadoes of May 22, 2008 (Updated June 11, 2008)

(Image courtesy of Eric Thaler, SOO WFO DEN/BOU.  Data source – NOAA/NWS; Map – FEMA) Jeff Braun Thursday, May 22, 2008 was truly a day the will live in infamy for many folks in and around the communities of western … Continue reading

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Lightning as Proxy for VIL and/or Echo Tops (ET)

J. Braun Here is a paper/discussion presented at this year’s 13th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology by Haig Iskenderian (from MIT) titled, “Cloud-to-Ground Lightning as a Proxy for Nowcasts of VIL and Echo Tops.”  Although geared toward the aviation community, … Continue reading

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Some Great Knowledge, Papers, and Training Materials That You May Have Missed

Jeff Braun Below are some links to, or copies of, some perhaps lesser known meteorological training materials.  Many of these have been born out of Aviation Weather programs either here in the USA through the military Air Force Weather Agency … Continue reading

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