Thanks are given to Tim Garrett, Dan Petersen, Steve Sherwood, and two anonymous reviewers for providing comments that improved this manuscript. Thanks are also given to Mark Ruminski for aiding in the cloud-top temperature retrieval algorithm, along with providing many helpful comments that improved the manuscript, and to Kevin Berberich for help with the large amount of data analysis. Funding for Schultz was provided by the NOAA/Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research under NOAA–University of Oklahoma Cooperative Agreement NA17RJ1227, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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