We appreciate discussion with Justin Arnott, Lixion Avila, Jack Beven, Lance Bosart, Bob Hart, Jessica Arnoldy (Higgs), Chris Landsea, Adam Moyer, and Aaron Pratt on this research. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants ATM-0351926 and ATM-0735973. The second author is grateful to the Bermuda Weather Service; BAS-Serco, Ltd.; and the Government of Bermuda Ministry of Transport and Tourism for their support during his doctoral thesis and to the Fessenden-Trott Trust for some supplementary support.
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