Welcome to our ESRL study of the Windsor, CO tornado of May 22, 2008.


Animations from Real-Time LAPS Runs

On-the-fly Page(select source from table)

Source Analysis Forecast Resolution Cycle Time Start Time End Time
windsor_laps1 LAPS WRF 5km 30min 081431500 081432000
windsor_laps2 LAPS WRF 1.6km 30min 081431700 081431715
windsor_stmas3 STMAS WRF 3km 60min 081431500 081431800
windsor_stmas1 STMAS WRF 1km 60min 081431500 081431800
windsor_stmas1.6 STMAS 1.6km 30min
windsor_laps1_gps LAPS 5km 30min 081431500 081432000

Product Monitor


Reflectivity: 20dbz ETS | 20dbz Bias | 30dbz ETS | 30dbz Bias | 40dbz ETS | 40dbz Bias
Other: | TPW | 11-micron | Surface Wind | 3-D Wind | Run Total Precip

Windsor case observational data

Here is the Windsor observational data and a description of the datasets and their origins. You might be able to download the entire tree using the following command:

wget -r -l10 --no-parent

Related Links:

Dan's Satellite Slides
CSU study
U Wyo study
ESRL study: Part 1 , Part 2
ESRL study 2012: FAB branch meeting presentation
Platteville Pictures (from Stick)
Radiometer forward modeling results
Dallas Tornado forecasts and verification
OK Tornado at 21:03Z Apr. 13, 2012 forecasts and verification
OK Tornado on Apr. 14, 2012 forecasts and verification

Presentation to the Cambodian Visitor on 08/21/2012

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