The authors thank the staff at the National Center for Atmospheric Research Environmental Observing Laboratory, particularly Alan Schanot and the Research Aviation Facility staff for their efforts with the C-130, the staff of the University of Wyoming King Air facility for their support of the WCR deployment, and William Brown and the staff of the In-situ Sensing Facility for their help with the MISS deployment. We thank Major Donald K. Carpenter and the U.S. Air Force Peoria National Guard for housing the C-130 during the project. The composite radar analyses appearing in Figs. 3, 10, and 18 were provided by the Iowa Environmental Mesonet maintained by the Iowa State University Department of Agronomy. This work was funded under National Science Foundation Grants ATM-0833828 and AGS-1247404 to the University of Illinois, ATM-0833995 and AGS-1247412 to the University of Alabama-Huntsville, and AGS-1247473 to the University of Wyoming. Special thanks go to Ron Holle and Vaisala, Inc. for sharing data from the National Lightning Detection Network.
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