Session 5 Nowcasting and Modeling, Part 2

Tuesday, 2 August 2011: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Imperial Suite ABC (Los Angeles Airport Marriott)
Host: 15th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
William W. Vaughan, University of Alabama, Atmospheric Science Department, Huntsville, AL and S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Global Systems Division, Boulder, CO

10:45 AM
An operational implementation of GTG-based turbulence forecasting
Todd A. Hutchinson, WSI Corporation, Andover, MA; and C. Meyer
11:00 AM
Evaluation of cold-season precipitation forecasts generated by the hourly updated 3-km High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR)
Kyoko Ikeda, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and M. Steiner, R. M. Rasmussen, J. O. Pinto, and C. Alexander
11:30 AM
Evaluation of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) implementation version of the Rapid Refresh and its skill in providing short-term guidance for aviation hazards
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova, C. R. Alexander, S. G. Benjamin, G. S. Manikin, J. M. Brown, H. Lin, J. B. Olson, and P. Hofmann
11:45 AM
Improvement and testing of WRF physics options for application to Rapid Refresh and High Resolution Rapid Refresh
John M. Brown, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and T. G. Smirnova, J. B. Olson, G. A. Grell, D. C. Dowell, S. Benjamin, C. R. Alexander, E. P. James, S. S. Weygandt, M. Hu, P. Hofmann, and H. Lin
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