This study benefited from several discussions with Dr. Harold Brooks, Steven Weiss, and David Imy. The authors thank Dr. Matthew Bunkers and one anonymous reviewer. Dr. Israel Jirak, Steven Weiss, and Dr. Michael Coniglio provided an initial review. T. Castellanos was supported by the NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship program and A. Winters was funded by National Science Foundation Grant AGS-0648566 via the National Weather Center Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
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