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COMET_CASE_018: COMET Case Study 018: Spencer Tornado and Minn -> NY Derecho


Case 018 is the latest in a series of convective cases from different regions of the United States. This case focuses on the tornado that hit Spencer, SD and a long lived derecho event that moved from MN to NY.


This case has been studied by various NWS offices and has been presented at numerous workshops and conferences.

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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 1998-05-30 00:00:00
End Date 1998-06-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 53.30, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.70, Maximum (East) Longitude: -73.20

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Parent project COMET: COMET Case Studies