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COMET Case Study 006: Chicago Flood/Oakfield Tornado 1996 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

Abstract: This case contains data from a major rainfall event on 17 July 1996
over Chicago, Illinois suburbs and a severe thunderstorm (including an
F5 tornado) event on 18 July 1996 over Eastern Wisconsin.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 46.0   S: 40.0   E: -85.0   W: -92.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 006: Chicago Flood/Oakfield Tornado
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-07-17
Stop Date: 1996-07-19
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Cooperative Distributed Interactive Atmospheric Catalog System, Earth Observing Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: codiac at
Contact Address:
Codiac Data Archive
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
P.O. Box 3000-FL4
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80307-3000
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online ftp
Distribution Size: varies
Distribution Format: varies
Fees: None
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-02-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23