The author thanks David Hotz for writing the computer program used to compare the high and low temperatures at the six stations, and Eric Holweg for generating the sounding composites from GEMPAK. Also, thanks to Shawn O’Neill and Edward Maynard for their computer assistance during this project, Scott Stephens at NCDC for his help with data retrieval, and Jack Settelmaier (SRH-SSD) and the anonymous reviewers for their helpful and constructive comments.
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