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1995 VORTEX KTLX WSR-88D Level III Radar Data [NCDC]

Summary

This data set contains Level-III 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 - 1995 (VORTEX95) field project. Data are included for the following periods:

17 May 1995: 2005-2357 UTC

21 May 1995: 1302-1558 UTC

23 May 1995: 2009-2356 UTC

The NEXRAD Level III data include a number of products generated from the base Level II data. Depending on the volume coverage pattern in use, the data resolution varies. The entire data set has been compressed into one tar file.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-05-17 20:05:00
End datetime 1995-05-23 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -99.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -96.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), NOAA. 2009. 1995 VORTEX KTLX WSR-88D Level III Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/98.016. Accessed 23 Sep 2019.

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