We thank William Rison, Ron Thomas, Tim Hamlin, and Jeremiah Harlin of New Mexico Tech for the use of LMA data and software and Conrad Ziegler for his analysis of environmental soundings. This research was supported in part by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) through Grants ATM 9912562, ATM 0233268, ATM 9912073, and the American Meteorological Society through a graduate fellowship. Funding was also provided by NOAA/Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research under NOAA/University of Oklahoma Cooperative Agreement NA17RJ1227. The NSF provides funding for the CSU–CHILL and the S-Pol radars.
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