This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, under Grants ATM-9118963 and ATM-9420045, and through a 20-h minigrant from the CSU-CHILL Cooperative Agreement ATM-8919080. Thanks are extended to Steve Rutledge, Pat Kennedy, Dave Brunkow, and Ken Pattison (CSU-CHILL) for field project support; Bob Rilling and Peter Neilley (NCAR) for MHR and mesonet data, respectively; Nan McClurg and Steve Finley (CSU), respectively, for satellite and NWS data and analysis software; Doug Burks (CSU) and Michele Case (NCAR) for radar analysis software; and Judy Sorbie-Dunn (CSU) for drafting. Formal reviews by two anonymous reviewers, and informal reviews by Brian Mapes and Jerry Schmidt, are greatly appreciated and were very helpful in improving the paper.
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