Boundary Layer Meteorology

Supercells

Convective Initiation

Burkett, L., M.S. Gilmore, R.L. Thompson, R. Edwards, J.M. Straka, and R.B. Wilhelmson. "Characteristics of supercells simulated with tornadic and non-tornadic RUC-2 proximity soundings. Part I: Sensitivity to convective initiation mechanisms." Proc., 25th Conf. Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., P8.23, October 2010.

Rotation Origin

Gilmore, M.S., L. Burkett, R. Edwards, and R.L. Thompson. "Characteristics of supercells simulated with tornadic and non-tornadic RUC-2 proximity soundings. Part II: Sounding variables as predictors of simulated low-level rotation." Proc., 25th Conf. Severe Local Storms, Denver, CO, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 7A.1., October 2010.

NOAA Storm Prediction Center

SPC

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