Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Southeast United States during 1994 – 95 : A Survey

  title={Mesoscale Convective Systems in the Southeast United States during 1994 – 95 : A Survey},
  author={Bart Geerts},
A preliminary survey of mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) in the southeastern United States is presented. MCSs are identified and characterized by means of high-resolution, digital, composite radar reflectivity data. Surveys of this kind are needed to give forecasters better guidance in their real-time assessment of MCS evolution, severe weather potential, and quantitative precipitation. The average lifetime and maximum length of the nearly 400 MCSs included in this survey are 9 h and 350 km… CONTINUE READING


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