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2003 JPOLE/TELEX 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 Joint Polarization Experiment (JPOLE) and the Thunderstorm Electrification and Lightning Experiment (TELEX) field projects. Data are included for the following periods:

16 May 2003: 15:26 - 19:24 UTC
19 May 2003: 19:08 - 23:58 UTC
23 May 2003: 00:05 - 17:29 UTC
01 June 2003: 17:36 - 23:42 UTC
04 June 2003: 09:48 - 23:01 UTC
05 June 2003: 10:33 - 23:59 UTC
06 June 2003: 00:02 - 12:24 UTC
07 June 2003: 15:47 - 23:57 UTC
08 June 2003: 00:04 - 16:08 UTC
09 June 2003: 14:12 - 23:59 UTC
10 June 2003: 00:08 - 23:56 UTC
11 June 2003: 00:00 - 00:45 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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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-07-15)
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Frequency 5 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2003-05-16 15:26:00
End datetime 2003-06-11 00:45:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 36.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -98.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -96.00

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National Centers for Environmental Information. 2010. 2003 JPOLE/TELEX KTLX WSR-88D Level II Radar Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 12 Apr 2024.

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