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COMET_CASE_017: COMET Case Study 017: Desert SW Severe Weather


Case 017 is the latest in a series of convective cases from different regions of the United States.This case focuses on the unique aspects of convective storm initiation and subsequent evolution in the southwest monsoon environment


This case was used in an NWS Western Region teletraining exercise entitled; Anticipating Convection in the Desert Southwest: A Case Exercise.

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GCMD Name A - C > COMET > Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training > 5c70d6af-b73d-418e-a793-47481302eeb5
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Temporal coverage

Begin Date 1997-08-07 00:00:00
End Date 1997-08-08 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.50, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.30
Minimum (West) Longitude: -137.60, Maximum (East) Longitude: -105.10

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Parent project COMET: COMET Case Studies