1994 VORTEX KTLX WSR-88D Level II Radar Data [NCDC]
This data set contains Level-II WSR-88D radar data from the Twin Lakes, OK (KTLX) site in central Oklahoma (35.33N and 97.278W) during periods the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSMT) T-28 aircraft flew for the Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes EXperiment - 1994 (VORTEX94) field project. Data are included for the following periods:
6 May 1994: 2105-2354 UTC
9 May 1994: 1646-1959 UTC
23 May 1994: 2101-2355 UTC
24 May 1994: 1300-1456 UTC
25 May 1994: 2245-2355 UTC
26 May 1994: 0001-0157 UTC
29 May 1994: 1205-1517 UTC
The NEXRAD Level II data are the three meteorological base data quantities: reflectivity, mean radial velocity, and spectrum width. Depending on the volume coverage pattern in use, the data resolution varies (five, six or ten minutes). A data file consists of a 24 byte volume scan header record followed by numerous 2432 byte base data and message records.
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|Begin datetime||1994-05-06 21:00:00|
|End datetime||1994-05-29 15:17:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
Maximum (North) Latitude:
Minimum (South) Latitude:
Minimum (West) Longitude: -98.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -96.00
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CitationExample citation following ESIP guidelines:
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), NOAA. 2009. 1994 VORTEX KTLX WSR-88D Level II Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/98.017. Accessed 26 Jun 2019.
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