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Can total lightning help with warnings for non-supercell tornadoes?

Instructors:

Ed Szoke

Dan Bikos

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Topic:

Severe Course

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Developed:

2015

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Last Updated:

2019

Introduction


Learning Objectives:

  1. Review what a non-supercell tornado is
  2. How total lightning may be related to non-supercell tornadoes
  3. Show the relationship with a detailed case study

Training Session Options


NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Audio playback (recommended for low-bandwidth users) – This is an audio playback version in the form of a downloadable VISITview and can be taken at anytime.

    Create a directory to download the audio playback file (72 MB) from the following link: http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/training/visit/training_sessions/can_total_lightning_help_with_warnings_for_non_supercell_tornadoes/can_total_lightning_help_with_warnings_for_non_supercell_tornadoes_audio.exe

    After extracting the files into that directory click on either the visitplay.bat or visitauto.bat file to start the lesson. If both files are present, use visitauto.bat

  2. Live VISIT teletraining session led by an instructor (30 minutes). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to see the current schedule and sign up. Upon registering for a teletraining session, you will receive an email with a link (GoToMeeting or WebEx) to connect to the session.
  3. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links


This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites

Contact

Ed Szoke

Edward.J.Szoke@noaa.gov

Dan Bikos

Dan.Bikos@colostate.edu

Page Contact

Bernie Connell

bernie.connell@colostate.edu

970-491-8689

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