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J. Tenenbaum

2?44 MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW VOLUI~II5Jet Stream Velocity Errors in General Circulation Models J. TENENBAUMState University of New York, Purchase, NY 10577(Manuscript received 29 July 1986, in final form 12 May 1987) Excessive wind speeds are present above the subtropical je~ in all current general circulation model forecast~In this paper we study the longitude and time dependenc~ of these

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John E. Hart, G. V. Rao, Henry Van De Boogaard, John A. Young, and John Findlater

1714 MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW -OLVM~ 106Aerial Observations' of the East African Low-Level Jet Stream JOHN E. HARTDepartment of Astro-Geophysics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 G. V. RAtDepartment of Atmospheric Science, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO 6:)156 HENRY VAN DE BOOGAARDNational Center for Almospheric Research, Boulder, CO 80307 JOHN A

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J. H. Kinuthia and G. C. Asnani

1722 MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW VOLUME 110NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE A Newly Found Jet in North Kenya (Turkana Channel) J. H. KINUTHIA Kenya Meteorological Department, P.O. Box 30259, Nairobi, Kenya\ G. C. ASNANI Department of Meteorology, University of Nairobi, P.O. Box 30197, Nairobi, Kenya I April 1981 and 22 March 1982

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David L. T. Anderson

Jtr~-1976 DA-ID L. T. ANDERSON 907The Low-Level Jet as a Western Boundary Current DAVID L. T. ANDERSONDepartment of A pptied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England(Manuscript received 23 December 1975, in revised form 12 April 1976)ABSTRACT The low-level jet which flows across the equator and up the Somalf coast is considered as a western

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Robert S. Ross and T. N. Krishnamurti

1. Introduction For over three decades the westward-propagating wave disturbances of the lower and middle troposphere over North Africa, known as African easterly waves (AEWs), have been studied by a variety of techniques, including synoptic case studies, composite and spectral techniques, and through output from numerical weather prediction (NWP) models. Currently there is great interest in the weather systems of North Africa, including AEWs, as evidenced by the JET2000 project ( Thorncroft et

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Kenneth A. Loescher, George S. Young, Brian A. Colle, and Nathaniel S. Winstead

1. Introduction Strong low-level mesoscale winds often develop adjacent to steep terrain away from the Tropics. These winds are commonly referred to as barrier jets (e.g., Parish 1982 ; Doyle 1997 ), because the enhanced winds have a significant component in the terrain-parallel direction along the windward slope. Barrier jets are routinely observed in cold air damming events along the East Coast of the United States ( Bell and Bosart 1988 ) as well as around Taiwan ( Li and Chen 1998 ), the

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March 1967Richard H. Skaggs107ON THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TORNADOES AND 500-MB. INDICATORS OF JET STREAMS RICHARD H. SKAGGS 1Department of Geography, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans.Many studies of tornado-severe local storms outbreaks have called attention to the role of the jet stream. Infact, the jet has become an accepted part of a climatological model for tornado occurrences in the central and southernPlains. This study undertakes to verify this

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George P. Cressman

MARCH 1984 GEORGE P. CRESSMAN 563Energy Transformations in the East Asia-West Pacific Jet Stream (~EORGE P. CRESSMANNational Meteorological Center, National Weather Service, NOAA, Washington, DC 20233(Manuscript received 22 August 1983, in final form 19 December 1983) ABSTRACT Kinetic energy budgets were prepared for the East Asia-West Pacific

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Michael W. Douglas

2334 MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW VOLUME 123The Summertime Low-Level Jet over the GuDfi' of California MICHAEL W. DOUGLASNational Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, Oklahoma(Manuscript received 5 July 1994, in final form 8 February 1995)ABSTRACT Special pilot balloon and aircraft observations made during the 1990 Southwest Area Monsoon Project(SWAMP-90) are used to describe the structure of a low

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Dus̆an Djurić and Michel S. Damiani Jr.

1854 MONTHLY WEATHER REVIEW VOLUME 108On the Formation of the Low-Level Jet over Texas DU~AN DJURI(: AND MICHEL S. DAMIANI, JR.~Department of Meteorology, Texas A&M University, College Station 77843(Manuscript received 9 June 1980, in final form 30 July 1980)ABSTRACT The low-level jet (LLJ) in the winter half-year originates as a south wind over the high plains of Colorado,Kansas, western Oklahoma and West Texas

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