Image Metadata File

Person Submitting Metadata/Point of Contact:

Name: Laura Stevens
Physical Address: 151 Patton Ave Asheville, NC 28801
Organization: CICSNC

Image Info:

Image Title:
Number of tornadoes greater than or equal to F2/EF-2
Image Description:
Number of tornadoes of F2/EF-2 intensity and greater by county from 1950 to 2010 for the Southeast region. Variations from one county to the next are affected by track length and county size. Higher numbers are seen in the west. Data from NOAA National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center [].
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Temporal domain:
Start Time: 1950-01-01 00:00:00.0
End Time: 2010-12-31 00:00:00.0
Spatial domain:
Max latitude: 39.4375
Min latitude: 25.1875
Max longitude: -75.4375
Min longitude: -94.5625
Southeast, Observed, NWS Severe Weather Database,, Tornadoes
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Dataset #1
Dataset Name: NWS Severe Weather Database
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Dataset Description: The table below provides links to comma separated value (.csv) files for tornado, hail, and damaging wind data as compiled in Storm Data. Tornado reports exist back to 1950 while hail and damaging wind reports date from 1955. The full datasets are very large, especially hail and wind. To facilitate quicker downloads these data have been parsed by decade (1950s through 1990s), half-decade or less (from 2000 to the present).
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Affiliated Organization Name and Role: National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
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