Articles | Volume 20, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7373–7392, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7373-2020

Special issue: Winter weather research in complex terrain during ICE-POP...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 7373–7392, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-7373-2020

Research article 25 Jun 2020

Research article | 25 Jun 2020

Microphysics and dynamics of snowfall associated with a warm conveyor belt over Korea

Josué Gehring et al.

Model code and software

MetPy: A Python package for meteorological data, R. M. May, S. C. Arms, P. Marsh, E. Bruning, J. R. and Leeman https://doi.org/10.5065/D6WW7G29

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In this study, we analyse how large-scale meteorological conditions influenced the local enhancement of snowfall during an intense precipitation event in Korea. We used atmospheric models, weather radars and snowflake images. We found out that a rising airstream in the warm sector of the low pressure system associated to this event influenced the evolution of snowfall. This study highlights the importance of interactions between large and local scales in this intense precipitation event.
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