NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory
Please peruse previously submitted hypotheses before sending a new one.
This form sends your TIMEx hypothesis to all members of the TIMEx organizing team for consideration automatically by electronic mail. Please read the following:

  • All hypotheses suggested are subject to review and approval by the TIMEx organizing committee.

  • Please put only ONE hypothesis in each form you submit. If you have additional hypotheses to submit, please submit each one in a new, cleared form. The hypothesis you type in is not sent to the Organizing Team until and unless you click on the Submit button at the bottom of this form.

  • Once a new hypothesis is approved and entered into the hypotheses discussion group by the Organizing Team, anyone may post followup comments to it.

Your hypothesis is sent immediately via electronic mail to all of the TIMEx organizing team members action when you press the Submit to TIMEx Organizing Team button at the bottom of this form. Note that information from this form is not posted on the TIMEx Hypotheses discussion site until your hypothesis has been considered and approved by the Organizing Team. This process may take up to a week.

This submission form is for the use of scientists involved in or interested in the TIMEx field project only. It is not intended for the general public.

General Instructions

Note that all instructions for filling out this suggestions form appear in BLUE text.

Text Entry Boxes

Type the requested information in each empty text box in this form, such as the box for "Your Name." To enter text in a text entry box, click once on a the box with your mouse to select it (with the left mouse button for multiple-button mouses) then begin typing when the text cursor appears.

Please fill in the following information about yourself, the reporting person:

Your Name:
Your Title:
Organization or Affiliation:
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Your Phone or Pager No.:
Your Phone Ext., if any:
Your E-Mail Address:

Please enter your entire electronic mail address in the e-mail information space above, such as If you do not have e-mail access, please leave blank, and be sure to include your mailing address in the area provided. Also, please include the AREA CODE for your telephone or pager number.

Background: Many have found that providing background to their hypothesis gave the hypothesis useful context. Feel free to include references if you wish.
Hypothesis: Please type your TIMEx hypothesis in the text box below. Or, use the "Cut and Paste" feature on your computer to paste the text from your word processing or email application.
How can this hypothesis be tested?
What is necessary to refute this hypothesis?

Submit This Form To The TIMEx Organizing Team

When your hypothesis is completed, submit this report to the TIMEx Organizing Team by pressing the Send to TIMEx Organizing Team button, below. A confirmation message displaying the information sent by e-mail to the TIMEx Organizing Team will appear if the submission is successful. Or, you may COMPLETELY clear the form and start over by pressing the Reset form button.