The April 3rd and 4th 1974 Tornado Outbreak in Alabama - Nashville Soundings

LFC =  874mb                  BNA / 04/03/74 /  12Z                     V(2/98)
                          OBSERVED SOUNDING PARAMETERS

  +--------------------------CONVECTIVE POTENTIAL----------------------------+
  �   B+.............13978 J/Kg                  K-Index............  21     �
  �   B-.............   47 J/Kg                  Precip Water.......  1.15 in�
  �   LI.............   -8                       Showalter Index.... -7      �
  �   Cap Strength...    2.9 �C                  Total Totals.......  59     �
  �   LPL..(PMAX)....  1132 ft/ 944 mb           Sweat Index........  488    �
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  �   Tropopause......... -999 ft.               700-500mb LR...  9.1 �C/km  �
  �   Equilibrium Level..  38900 ft.             TEI( 940- 620). 20.8 �C     �
  �   Max Parcel Level...   -999 ft.             BRN............  556        �
  �   Wet-Bulb Zero......   8600 ft.             BRN Shear......   25 (M/S)� �
  +---------------------------WIND / STORM TYPE------------------------------�
  �   Cloud Lyr Mn Wind.. 232/ 29 kts     0-2km SR MoFlux...... 102 g/kg/hr  �
  �   Mean Wind (0-6Km).. 214/ 24 kts     Pos Shear   (0-2Km).. 5 (10-3 S-1) �
  �   Storm Motion....... 232/ 22 kts     SR Dir Shr  (0-3km).. 122�         �
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  �   Energy/Helicity Index...  5.42      SR Helicity (0-3Km).. 73 (M/S)�    �
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LFC =  750mb                  BNA / 04/04/74 / 00Z                      V(2/98)
                          OBSERVED SOUNDING PARAMETERS

  +--------------------------CONVECTIVE POTENTIAL----------------------------+
  �   B+............. -999 J/Kg                  K-Index............  38     �
  �   B-............. -999 J/Kg                  Precip Water.......  1.54 in�
  �   LI.............   -8                       Showalter Index.... -5      �
  �   Cap Strength...    3.7 �C                  Total Totals.......  57     �
  �   LPL..(PMAX)....   502 ft/ 959 mb           Sweat Index........  532    �
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  �   Tropopause......... -999 ft.               700-500mb LR...  7.6 �C/km  �
  �   Equilibrium Level..   -999 ft.             TEI( 820- 700).  8.9 �C     �
  �   Max Parcel Level...   -999 ft.             BRN............ -999        �
  �   Wet-Bulb Zero......  12100 ft.             BRN Shear......  206 (M/S)� �
  +---------------------------WIND / STORM TYPE------------------------------�
  �   Cloud Lyr Mn Wind.. 234/ 76 kts     0-2km SR MoFlux...... 243 g/kg/hr  �
  �   Mean Wind (0-6Km).. 228/ 50 kts     Pos Shear   (0-2Km).. 11 (10-3 S-1)�
  �   Storm Motion....... 234/ 57 kts     SR Dir Shr  (0-3km).. 127�         �
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  �   Energy/Helicity Index...-99.00      SR Helicity (0-3Km).. 114 (M/S)�   �
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