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COMET Case Study 030: Null Event: Eastern Colorado Snowstorm 2000 Data at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

Abstract: This case is the first in a series of null-event cases and presents a
developing winter storm in the Desert Southwest and its effect on
Eastern Colorado's weather, on 20 March, 2000. Forecasts of over a
foot of snowfall by late evening on Monday the 20th of March were
issued as early as the afternoon of Sunday the 19th of March, from
Denver to Fort Collins. By 10 p.m. Monday, snow reports from most
areas along the Front Range were only 3 to 5 inches.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 43.7   S: 31.3   E: -99.0   W: -120.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 030: Null Event: Eastern Colorado Snowstorm
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/EOL
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-03-19
Stop Date: 2000-03-21
Data Set Progress
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 Format: varies
Fees: None
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2001-02-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-01