The authors thank Dr. Stan Trier of NCAR for his valuable comments on the manuscript; Dr. Hanne V. Murphey (University of Washington and University of Califormia, Los Angeles), Dr. Roger Wakimoto (NCAR), and Dr. David P. Jorgensen (NSSL) for providing quad-Doppler analyses from the 6 July event during BAMEX; and Dave Vollaro (University at Albany, SUNY) for processing the satellite imagery shown in Figs. 4a and 7a. The authors also thank Dr. Morris Weisman of NCAR for collaborations on the BAMEX field phase and insights about WRF simulations of MCSs. The authors are grateful to Professor Dave Raymond (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology) and an anonymous reviewer for many helpful suggestions. The second author was supported by National Science Foundation Grant ATM-0553017.
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