Crew: Cronce, Phillips, M. Feltz

Author: M. Feltz

Date: 06 July 2015 (UTC)

Location: 43.154716N, 97.710315W (Scotland, NE)

IOP 20 Duration: ~10:00pm - 2:00am LT (02 - 600 UTC)

Mission type: MCS 

Weather conditions:  Gust front passage occured around 0504 UTC (12:04pm LT). Appreciable precip was experienced after gust front that turned into more steady stratiform rain. 

Instrument Status:

AERI - Good

HSRL - Good

HALO Lidar - Good

Surface Met. - Good

Radiosondes - Not working

Notes: "Large, multi-component frontal MCS" developed in western NE/southern SD and traveled westward into MN/IA. MCS was product of convection units that merged along a cold front. CI occured in front of MCS in west NE/east IA. 

Several bores were noted to occur, one of which was in southeast NE.