Lexee Andonian

METR 535/835

Homework/inclass exercise #2

 

1.

2241

JOPLIN, JASPER, MO

3708 9451

*** 122 FATAL, 750 INJ *** A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY REVEALED THAT AN EF-5

TORNADO IMPACTED A LARGE PORTION OF THE CITY OF JOPLIN. WIND SPEEDS WERE ESTIMA (SGF)

*Copied from SPC Storm Reports for 5/22/2011

2. Bounded Weak Echo RegionDescription: geosci:Courses:Students:Lexee Andonian:METR 535/835:HW#2:BWER.png

 

 

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Low and mid level mesocyclone both in reflectivity and storm Relative velocity

Description: geosci:Courses:Students:Lexee Andonian:METR 535/835:HW#2:NME_NTV.png

 

Radar identified location of the mesocyclone and tornado vortex signature

 

Description: geosci:Courses:Students:Lexee Andonian:METR 535/835:HW#2:VAD_05222248.png

 

Vertical Azimuth Display wind profile