Matt Kassouf

M535

Lab/HW 2

9-15-11

 

According to the SPC website the Joplin, Missouri tornado occurred at the time of 2241 UTC. This is a collection of radar images from KSGF – Springfield, MO for May 22 2011 at 22:43:48 UTC (GMT) unless otherwise labeled.

 

Bounded Weak Echo Region

 

            Base Reflectivity Lowest Tilt Angle (N0R)

 

 

Asd            Base Reflectivity 0.5 degree tilt (N0Q)

 

 


 

                       

 

 

Base Reflectivity 1.5 degree tilt (N1Q)


 

           

 

 

Base Reflectivity 2.4 degree tilt (N2Q)


 

 

 

Low and mid level mesocyclone

 

                        Base Velocity lowest tilt (N0V)


 

           

 

 

 

 

Base Velocity 0.5 degree tilt (N0U)


 

           

 

 

 

 

Base Velocity 1.5 degree tilt (N1U)


 

           

 

 

 

 

Base Velocity 2.4 degree tilt (N2U)


 

           

 

 

 

Storm-Relative Velocity 0.5 degree tilt (N0S) 22:38 UTC (No data at 22:43 UTC for this product)


 

           

 

 

 

 

 

Storm-Relative Velocity 0.5 degree tilt (N0S) 22:48 UTC (No at for 22:43 UTC for this product)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storm-Relative Velocity 1.5 degree tilt (N1S)


 

           

 

 

 

 

Storm-Relative Velocity 2.4 degree tilt (N2S)


 

           

 

 

 

 

Storm-Relative Velocity 3.4 degree tilt (N3S)


 

           

 

 

 

Radar Itentified Location of Mesocyclone and Tornado Vortex Signature

                                    NEXRAD Level-III Digital Mesocyclone Detection Algorithm (NMD)

 


           

 

 

 

NEXRAD Level-III Tornado Vortex Signature (NVT)


 

 

 

 

Vertical Azimuth Display Wind Profile

                                    No data for 22:43 UTC. Closest times with data are 22:38 UTC and 22:48 UTC

            VAD 22:38 UTC


 

 

 

 

 

VAD 22:48 UTC