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.
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.