Development of The Short Fuse Composite Technique


Phil Bothwell's ADAP (NWS SR-114) arrives in 1985 (from TOP).

Watched hourly ADAP charts for May 7, 1986 Canadian, TX F-3.

A few base charts selected by spring season of 1987. STA, SMC, SSL and SSC.

Charts watched through 18 TX, KS and CO Tornadoes 1987 - 1990.

Installed and working at WSO Dodge City by fall of 1989.

Using this and other data, noted empirical values, composited the charts and defined the threat area.


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