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Environmental Characteristics Associated with Nighttime Tornadoes

@inproceedings{Davies2009EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental Characteristics Associated with Nighttime Tornadoes},
  author={Jonathan M. Davies and Anthony Fischer},
  year={2009}
}
Nighttime tornadoes are less common than tornadoes during daylight, but pose a disproportionate risk. Although there have been a number of studies about supercell and tornado environmental parameters, none have focused on characteristics specifically associated with tornado environments after dark. This study examines a large database of Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) analysis soundings associated with tornadic and nontornadic supercell storms, comparing nighttime and daytime environmental parameters… 

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