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South Texas Heavy Rain and Severe Wind Event on October 25-26th, 2009

Radar Loops

Oct 22 loop Oct 25 loop Oct 26 loop rain and wind
KCRP base reflectivity loop starting 0004 UTC 22 October 2009 KCRP base reflectivity loop starting 1705 UTC 25 October KCRP base reflectivity loop starting 0501 UTC 26 October

Upper Air Data

PW plot
(GPS-MET precipitable water plot). Red diamond is the CRP upper air measurement.
12z Oct 25 Oct 26 at 00z
Skew-T plot for Corpus Christi - 12Z Oct 25, 2009 Skew-T plot for Corpus Christi - 00Z Oct 26, 2009
Oct 27 at 00z
Skew-T plot for Corpus Christi - 12Z Oct 26, 2009 Skew-T plot for Corpus Christi - 00Z Oct 27, 2009
700 mb 500 mb 300 mb
700 mb 500 mb 300 mb

Mesoanalysis on Oct 25, 2009 at 19Z

Wind Moisture convergence 925 mb 850 mb
wind msl Moisture Convergence 925 mb 850 mb
Surface based CAPE Mixed layer CAPE Effective Shear 850 and 500 mb cross-over
SB CAPE MLCAPE Shear Crossover wind

Pictures

Line Oct 26 Overflow creek Heavy Rain Flooded Road