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VORTEX-94 6-sec NWS Soundings

Summary

The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment (VORTEX) 6-second National Weather Service (NWS) Soundings dataset contains high resolution sounding data extracted from NWS MicroART Sounding systems at 12 sites in the VORTEX project domain. The dataset contains one sounding level every 6 seconds. These data have been extensively quality-controlled, with every sounding subjected to both computerized consistency checks and human visual review. This dataset includes pressure, temperature, dew point, relative humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and altitude.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1994-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1994-06-15 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. VORTEX-94 6-sec NWS Soundings. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/2.32. Accessed 22 Sep 2019.

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