Vortex2 Disdrometer Data Archive

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2.) Log onto http://clouds.colorado.edu/user

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Data collection 2009 (black – no good radar coverage; green – very good radar coverage; orange – mediocre coverage):

15 May: NW Oklahoma – Squall line: weak reflectivity
19 May: Sidney – Microburst: Hardly any rain
20 May (DP): Alliance, NE SC; short intense rain good NOXP +DOW7 coverage; PA deployment along radar baseline
23 May: Paxton, NE; deployed in weak rain area; good dual-pol coverage
27 May: Dallas left mover: deployed too far east, no rain at deployment site
30 May: Central NE, high-base supercell; no rain at deployment site
31 May (DD): Omaha; several deployments in rain, good NOXP DOW6 DOW7 coverage
1 June: NE Nebraska good NOXP coverage
4 June (DP): Cheyenne: several deployment within core (hail and rain): no NOXP during PA deployment, 1st deployment very good DOW6 and DOW7;2nd deployment  DOW7
5 June (DD): Chugwater; several deployments; excellent coverage from DOW6, DOW7, NOXP coverage during tornado

6 June: North Platte, weak SC, deployment in rain/hail good coverage1st deployment good coverage DOW6 DOW7 2nd deployment hardly any rain
7 June (DD): Missouri, NOXP coverage at last PA deployment, DOWs?- good coverage during 3rd and 4th deployment
9 June (DD): Greensburg; coordinated with Glen; weakening SC; nice deployment close to hook; good coverage from DOW7 DOW6? NOXP?- Dow data missing between 2320-2344 and beyond 0012
10 June SE of Dodge City; weakening SC; good radar coverage DOW7, DOW6, NOXPDD
11 June (DD): Lamar, several deployment in weak SC strong SC system; NOXP? 1st & 2nd deployment good dual-Doppler coverage DOW6 and DOW71st NOXP too far away; 2nd deployment not scanning – need to be verified

 

Disd 1

Disd 2

NOXP

Dow 7

Dow 6

20 May Alliance

2342-0028

0000-0021

 

0000-0048

2358-0048

 

31 May

SE Omaha

0044-0048,    0056-0058,   0107-0115

0035-0147

 

0027-0128

2345-0010

0048-0120

0001-0009

0059-0108

4 June

Cheyenne. WY

2306-2331,

0036-01000

2313-2325

0038-0055 

 

2333-0000

0106-0139

2257-0004

0041-0119

2310-2355

5 June Chugwater, WY

2138-2248,  2324-2337, 

2345-0025

2158-2300, 2322-2340, 2345-0025

2200-2244

2348-0008

0148-0216

2129-2219

2221-0021

0130-0142

0156-0225

2140-2234

2248-2251

2332-0007

6 June

North Platte, NE

2311-2338

2321-2343

 

2300-2342

0109-0124

2304-2340

0053-0124

2300-2333

0058-0116

7 June

NW Missouri

2317-2329,   

0005-0020,  0059-0122,

0151-0200

2317-2329,   

0005-0020,  0059-0122,

0151-0200

 

2335-0004

0121-0150

2242-2314

2335-2345

0052-0137

2250-2314

0051-0150

9 June

Greensburg

2325-2346,

0020-0029,  0035-0040

2328-2345,  

0020-0029,

0035-0040

 

2315-2328

2358-0026

0032-0044

2307-2346

0027-0058

2301-2320

2340-0013

10 June

Dodge City

2350-0005,

0048-0100

2352-0008,

0048-0008

 

2331-0009

0051-0109 

2300-0006

0043-0115

2314-0007

0040-0102

11 June

Lamar, CO

0017-0050,

0207-0330

0019-0043,

0216-0330

 

0046-0130

0136-0224

0000-0049

0203-0208

0214-0228

0239-0314

2355-0033

0121-0124

0219-0314

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