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COMET_CASE_017: COMET Case Study 017: Desert SW Severe Weather

Summary

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

Objectives:

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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Additional information

GCMD Name COMET > Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training
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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

Related projects

Parent project COMET: COMET Case Studies