October 22-26 2009 Fronts and
 Heavy rain Coastal Bend (severe wind)

Alex Tardy, NWS Corpus Christi
  

Line Oct 26 Overflow creek Heavy Rain Flooded Road

Radar Loops

Upper Air Data

Rainfall and Verification

Mesoanalyses

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Radar

Front weakened east of the Brush Country Coastal convection and severe wind (Aransas) Solid line of convection and severe wind (Nueces)
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.

           

Preciptation forecast and verification

Brier Oct 25 Brier Oct 26



Upper Air (GPS-MET precipitable water plot). Red diamond is CRP upper air measurement.

PW plot

 

 

12z Oct 25 Oct 26 at 00z Oct 27 at 00z


MesoAnalyses on October 25

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Wind at 1900 UTC Moisture convergence at 1900 UTC     925 mb at 1900 UTC 850 mb at 1900 UTC
wind msl Moisture Convergence 925 mb 850 mb





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Surface based CAPE Mixed layer CAPE Effective Shear 850 and 500 mb cross-over
SB CAPE MLCAPE Shear Crossover wind




Observations

Weather Conditions for:
Elev: 43 ft; Latitude: 27.77306; Longitude: -97.51278

Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi International Airport, TX (KCRP)

Current time: Sun, 25 Oct 18:44 pm (CDT)
Most Recent Observation: Sun, 25 Oct 5:51 pm (CDT)
Time Temp. Dew Relative Wind Wind Visibility WX Clouds Sea Level Altimeter Station Precip 6 Hr 6 Hr 24 Hr 24 Hr Quality
    Point Humidity Direction Speed       Pressure Setting Pressure 1 hour Max Min Max Min Control
(CDT) (f) (f) (%)   (mph) (miles)     (mb) (inches) (inches) (inches) Temp Temp Temp Temp  
25 Oct 5:51 pm 78 74 87 SE 12 10.00   FEW022 1009.2 29.81 29.773 0.01         OK
25 Oct 4:51 pm 76 73 91 SE 6 7.00 -RA FEW025 SCT040 BKN065 1009.5 29.82 29.783 0.01         OK
25 Oct 4:45 pm 75 72 89 SSE 3 6.00 RA BR FEW025 BKN040 BKN065   29.82 29.783 0.01         OK
25 Oct 3:51 pm 75 69 82 SE 18 10.00 -TSRA FEW018 SCT025CB BKN037 1009.8 29.82 29.783 T         OK
25 Oct 3:15 pm 79 75 89 SSE 15 10.00 TS FEW022CB BKN030 BKN048   29.82 29.783 T         OK
25 Oct 2:58 pm 77 73 89 S 9G21 6.00 -TSRA BR SCT005 BKN020CB OVC031   29.83 29.792 T         OK
25 Oct 2:51 pm 75 73 94 E 12G29 2.00 TSRA BR SCT005 BKN020CB OVC040 1010.3 29.84 29.802 0.92         OK
25 Oct 2:42 pm 75 73 94 E 8G17 0.50 +TSRA FG BKN005 BKN020CB OVC040   29.84 29.802 0.42         OK
25 Oct 2:30 pm 75 72 89 S 12 1.00 +TSRA BR SCT007 BKN020CB OVC030   29.83 29.792 0.15         OK
25 Oct 2:28 pm 75 72 89 S 14 1.00 +TSRA BR FEW015 BKN023CB OVC042   29.83 29.792 0.06         OK
25 Oct 2:24 pm 75 72 89 S 22G26 2.00 -TSRA BR FEW015 BKN025CB BKN035   29.83 29.792 0.01         OK
25 Oct 2:14 pm 79 73 84 SSE 16 10.00 TS FEW015 BKN025CB BKN035   29.83 29.792 T         OK
25 Oct 2:01 pm 81 72 74 SSE 13 8.00 -TSRA FEW025CB BKN040 BKN090   29.84 29.802 T         OK
25 Oct 1:51 pm 83 71 68 SSE 21G26 10.00 -RA FEW025CB SCT040 BKN070 1010.4 29.84 29.802 T         OK
25 Oct 1:42 pm 84 72 66 SSE 18 10.00   FEW025CB SCT035 BKN090   29.84 29.802           OK
25 Oct 12:51 pm 80 73 79 SSE 15 10.00 TS SCT027CB SCT034 BKN080 1011.3 29.87 29.832 T 84 68     OK
25 Oct 12:36 pm 79 72 79 SE 21G26 10.00 -TSRA SCT027CB BKN035 OVC055   29.88 29.842 T         OK
25 Oct 11:51 am 83 70 65 SE 22G31 10.00   SCT027 BKN032 BKN060 1011.7 29.88 29.842           OK
25 Oct 11:41 am 82 70 66 SE 24G31 10.00   BKN027 BKN035 OVC043   29.88 29.842           OK
25 Oct 10:51 am 84 70 63 SE 22G29 10.00   FEW027 BKN030 BKN060 1011.7 29.88 29.842           OK
25 Oct 9:51 am 80 69 69 SSE 18G25 10.00   FEW028 SCT045 SCT060 1011.6 29.88 29.842           OK
25 Oct 8:51 am 76 70 82 SE 10 10.00   FEW035 OVC060 1011.4 29.87 29.832           OK
25 Oct 7:51 am 73 68 84 SE 10 10.00   FEW050 BKN060 1011.0 29.86 29.822           O

 


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