Louis J. Wicker

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—Tornadoes are one of nature's most destructive forces, creating winds that can exceed 300 miles per hour. The sheer destructive power of the strongest class of tornado (EF5) makes these tornadoes the subject of active research. However, very little is currently known about why some supercells produce long-track (a long damage path) EF5 tornadoes, while(More)
Manuscript (non-LaTeX) Click here to download Manuscript (non-LaTeX): zdr_paper_rev1_final.docx Abstract 1 The low levels of supercell forward flanks commonly exhibit distinct differential 2 reflectivity (Z DR) signatures, including the low-Z DR hail signature, and the high-Z DR " arc ". The 3 Z DR arc has been previously associated with size sorting of(More)
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