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Baron Forecast Model Performance during Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew was a major storm—at its greatest intensity, a Category 5 hurricane—that severely impacted Haiti on October 4, 2016. The storm then proceeded to track northward, skirting the eastern Florida coast...

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Severe Hail Storms Affect Major Metros in Texas

On Monday, April 11, 2016, a powerful supercell thunderstorm traveled east-southeast through north-central Texas, producing baseball to softball-sized hail. The Baron Hail Swath product shows the path of the storms, and areas...

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Case Study: Mississippi Tornado – Dec. 23, 2015

On December 23, 2015, a long track tornado made its way through Mississippi and Tennessee causing significant damage in several areas. The initial time of touchdown was at 2:58 p.m., a few miles...

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Hildale, Utah Flooding Event – Sept. 14, 2015

On September 14, 2015, a severe flooding event occurred around 6 p.m. CDT in the Hildale, Utah area. Prior to the storms that caused the flooding, the region had already received several...

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Manitoba Tornado – July 27, 2015

A powerful supercell thunderstorm moved through southwestern Manitoba, Canada on July 27, 2015, producing a tornado that was on the ground almost continuously for nearly 3 hours, affecting the towns of Melita through...

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June 22, 2015: Coal City EF-3 Tornado

A very large, high-precipitation supercell moved across the full width of Illinois on the evening of Monday, June 22. In all, 12 separate tornadoes were confirmed by the U.S. National Weather Service,

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Case Study: Van, Texas EF-3 Tornado

On the evening of May 10, 2015, a strong EF-3 rated tornado moved through the town of Van, Texas, injuring nearly 50 people and causing two fatalities. This case study examines the...

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