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COMET Case Study 018: Spencer, SD Tornado and Minnesota-to-New York Derecho 1998 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

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Abstract: Case 018 is the latest in a series of convective cases from different
regions of the United States. This case focuses on the tornado that
hit Spencer, SD and a long lived derecho event that moved from MN to NY.

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Description: COMET Case 018 documentation, information and data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 53.3   S: 34.0   E: -73.2   W: -107.7

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 018: Spencer Tornado and Minn to NY Derecho
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-05-30
Stop Date: 1998-06-01
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