Session 6 Precipitating systems and the diurnal cycle

Wednesday, 7 August 2013: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Multnomah (DoubleTree by Hilton Portland)
Host: 15th Conference on Mesoscale Processes
Zhiyong Meng, Peking University, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, School of Physics, Beijing

8:00 AM
8:30 AM
Impacts of the Mountain-Plains Solenoid and Cold Pool Dynamics on the Diurnal Variation of Warm-Season Precipitation over North China
Xinghua Bao, State Key Laboratory of Severe Weather, Chinese Academy of Meteorological Sciences, Beijing, Beijing, China; and F. Zhang
8:45 AM
Comparison of diurnal variation of warm-season precipitation over East Asia versus North America downstream of the Tibetan Plateau versus the Rockies
Yuanchun Zhang, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; and F. Zhang and J. Sun

9:15 AM
Contributions of Dense Pressure Observations to Mesoscale Analyses and Forecasts
Luke E. Madaus, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

9:30 AM
Summertime Diurnal Winds in the Pacific Northwest
Matt Brewer, NOAA, Idaho Falls, ID; and C. F. Mass
9:45 AM
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