Midlatitude Cirrus Clouds Derived from Hurricane Nora: A Case Study with Implications for Ice Crystal Nucleation and Shape

@inproceedings{Sassen2013MidlatitudeCC,
  title={Midlatitude Cirrus Clouds Derived from Hurricane Nora: A Case Study with Implications for Ice Crystal Nucleation and Shape},
  author={Kenneth Sassen and W. Patrick Arnott and David Starr and Gerald G. Mace and Zhien Wang and Michael R. Poellot},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Hurricane Nora traveled up the Baja Peninsula coast in the unusually warm El Nino waters of September 1997 until rapidly decaying as it approached southern California on 24 September. The anvil cirrus blowoff from the final surge of tropical convection became embedded in subtropical flow that advected the cirrus across the western United States, where it was studied from the Facility for Atmospheric Remote Sensing (FARS) in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 25 September. A day later, the cirrus… Expand
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