publication . Article . 2004

Interpreting the Climatology of Derechos

Harasti, Paul R.; McAdie, Colin J.; Dodge, Peter P.; Lee, Wen-Chau; Tuttle, John; Murillo, Shirley T.; Marks, Frank D.;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2004
Abstract
Past studies have examined the climatology of derechos and suggest very different distributions of derechos within the United States. This uncertainty in the climatology of derechos is a concern for forecasters, since knowledge of the relevant climatological information is a key piece in the forecast process. A 16-yr dataset from 1986 to 2001 is used to examine the effects that changing the method of identifying derechos may have on the interpretation of the derecho climatology. In addition, an attempt is made to visualize the favored regions of particularly intense derecho events. The results show aspects seen in earlier climatologies, including a southern axis...
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free text keywords: Enhanced Fujita scale, Weibull distribution, Meteorology, Trajectory, Path length, Tornado, Mathematics, Fujita scale, Tornado climatology, Probability distribution, Atmospheric Science, Supercell, Line echo wave pattern, Bow echo, Squall, Thunderstorm, Convection cell, Mesoscale meteorology, Squall line, Climatology, Derecho, Mesoscale convective system, Seasonality, medicine.disease, medicine, River valley, Spatial distribution
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publication . Article . 2004

Interpreting the Climatology of Derechos

Harasti, Paul R.; McAdie, Colin J.; Dodge, Peter P.; Lee, Wen-Chau; Tuttle, John; Murillo, Shirley T.; Marks, Frank D.;