The first author acknowledges the Swiss National Science Foundation Grant PA002-111427 and the Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, University of Oklahoma, for access to and support of the ARPS model. Several of the authors acknowledge NSF Grants ATM-06545784 (Chow), ATM-0524891 (Grubisić), ATM-0524891 (Jiang), ATM-0444205 (Schmidli), ATM-0521776 and ATM-0837870 (Whiteman); NSF MRI Grants CNS-0421498, CNS-0420873, and CNS-0420985 (Wyszogrodzki); and ONR Grants PE 0601153N (Doyle and Holt). EULAG’s computer time was supported in part by NSF sponsorship of the National Center for Academic Research, the University of Colorado, and a grant from the IBM Shared University Research (SUR) program. COAMPS(r) is a registered trademark of NRL. Computational resources for the COAMPSv4 simulations were supported in part by a grant of HPC time from the Department of Defense Major Shared Resource Centers, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
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