Our work with the WSR-88D would not have been possible without funding from the Department of Defense, Legacy Resource Management Program, and the cooperation of the radar and forecasting personnel of the National Weather Service WSR-88D stations at Houston (KHGX)—Bill Read (meteorologist in charge); Lake Charles (KLCH)—Dave McIntosh (meteorologist in charge); and Slidell (KLIX)—Bill Crouch (former meteorologist in charge) and Paul Trotter (current meteorologist in charge). Additional support came from the Houston Audubon Society, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Biological Survey at the Southern Science Center, Lafayette, Louisiana. We thank David S. Mizrahi for valuable assistance with data analysis and preparation of the manuscript, and Rob Steenburgh and two other reviewers for their careful and helpful reviews of the manuscript.
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