TITLE

An Observational Study of Atmospheric Bore Formation from Colliding Density Currents

AUTHOR(S)
Kingsmill, David E.; Crook, N. Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Monthly Weather Review;Dec2003, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p2985
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Employs observations from east-central Florida during the Convection and Precipitation/Electrification experiment to investigate the factors that influence atmospheric bore formation from colliding density currents. Analysis of 10 cases involving the collision of a gust front with a sea-breeze front using Doppler radar and sounding and surface mesonet data; Demonstration of the potential ability to predict dual zones of convergence emanating from boundary collisions; Possible value in convective nowcasting in Florida.
ACCESSION #
12121867

 

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