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COMET Case Study 038:Birmingham Tornado at UCAR/JOSS/NOAA/CODIAC

Abstract: The day of 8 April 1998 was a very stormy one for Mississippi, Alabam
and Georgia. Showers and thunderstorms were widespread over SE Alabama
and S Georgia early in the day, while widespread severe storms plagued
north Mississippi, Georgia and hardest hit Alabama that afternoon and
evening. NCDC has 224 reports of severe ... View entire text
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Description: COMET Case 038 documentation, information and data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 38.5   S: 28.0   E: -75.0   W: -96.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: COMET Case Study 038:Birmingham Tornado
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: UCAR/JOSS
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-04-07
Stop Date: 1998-04-09
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: 2002-03-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-01