A Preliminary Investigation of Thunderstorm Occurrence in Eastern Virginia

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Thunderstorms and associated weather in the region of Eastern Virginia are discussed, and a semi-objective technique is presented for forecasting the phenomena. A new stability value is presented as a convective forecasting facility. The forecast method herein described had an overall verification probability with dependent and independent data of 0.88 and 0.92, respectively.

1 Present address: Det. 2, 2d Weather Group, Langley AFB, Virginia.

Thunderstorms and associated weather in the region of Eastern Virginia are discussed, and a semi-objective technique is presented for forecasting the phenomena. A new stability value is presented as a convective forecasting facility. The forecast method herein described had an overall verification probability with dependent and independent data of 0.88 and 0.92, respectively.

1 Present address: Det. 2, 2d Weather Group, Langley AFB, Virginia.

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