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J. B. Elsner
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J. R. Mecikalski
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A. A. Tsonis

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Klaus P. Hoinka
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Dietrich Heimann

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The channeling effect of the Pyrenees on a cold front is illustrated using high resolution surface data. Satellite data support the analysis of the surface data and show that the surface front is trapped to a significant degree in the vicinity of the mountains.

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Howard B. Bluestein
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Eugene W. McCaul Jr.
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Gregory P. Byrd
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Gary R. Woodall

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Steven W. Lyons

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Thomas F. Lee

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Keith A. Brewster

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An interesting swirl in the cloud base of a severe thunderstorm near Denver, Colorado, is documented with photographs and Doppler radar velocity measurements. The swirl, which produced two funnel clouds, may have been an eddy of a weak midlevel mesocyclone or a result of surface vorticity stretching by the storm's intense updraft.

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Mike Smith

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Wendell A. Nuss

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Howard B. Bluestein

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Tornadoes are often reported as tropical cyclones make landfall. In this note I present photographic evidence of a possible funnel cloud in the eye of Hurricane Norbert in the Eastern Pacific, far from landfall.

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Howard B. Bluestein

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Photographs are presented of wall clouds having holes or small regions of raised cloud base new the center. These eyelike features may be due to descending air (Lemon and Doswell) near the middle of the mesocyclone circulation or to the ingestion of relatively dry air into the updraft (Fankhauser et al.,).

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