COMET_CASE_038: COMET Case Study 038:Birmingham Tornado
SummaryThe day of 8 April 1998 was a very stormy one for Mississippi, Alabam and Georgia. Showers and thunderstorms were widespread over SE Alabama and S Georgia early in the day, while widespread severe storms plagued north Mississippi, Georgia and hardest hit Alabama that afternoon and evening. NCDC has 224 reports of severe weather from these states for 8 April, including 11 tornado reports with 2 being F5 in strength. There were numerous reports of hail, most over an inch in diameter, several up to 2.75 inches in diameter.
To allow in depth investigation of mesoscale effects on tornadogenesis.
|GCMD Name||COMET > Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training|
|Begin Date||1998-04-07 00:00:00|
|End Date||1998-04-09 23:59:59|
Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.
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Minimum (West) Longitude: -96.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -75.00
|Parent project||COMET: COMET Case Studies|