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CAPE of 12,241 J/kg
Posted By: Scott Dennstaedt
Date: 4-August-08 0301Z
Here's one I've never seen before...based on the RUC analysis for 08Z August 3rd for KFSD, the CAPE value was over 12,000. Granted there was a heat burst at FSD that took the temperature from 24 degrees C to 37 degrees C, but the CAPE value seems a bit excessive.
KFSD 030927Z 21019G36KT 9SM SQ FEW100 37/08 A2965 RMK AO2 PK WND 22036/0920
KFSD 030856Z 15009G18KT 10SM FEW085 24/19 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP056 OVC ABV 120 T02390189 58023
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