Session 4 Lightning and Weather Systems. Part I: Modeling and Interrelationships

Wednesday, 9 January 2019: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
North 225AB (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: Ninth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data
Eric Bruning, Texas Tech Univ., Atmospheric Science Group, Lubbock, TX

8:45 AM
Ensemble Lightning Forecasts and Validation over the Hindu-Kush Himalayan Region
Jonathan L. Case, ENSCO, Inc., Huntsville, AL; and P. N. Gatlin, J. Srikishen, G. Priftis, and E. W. McCaul Jr.
9:00 AM
A Preliminary Investigation of the High-Resolution Ensemble Forecast (HREF) for Generating Calibrated Probabilistic Thunderstorm Forecasts
David Harrison, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and I. L. Jirak and N. J. Nauslar
9:15 AM
A Relationship between Lightning and Microphysics: An Application of GLM to Data Assimilation.
Carolina S. Araujo, INPE, Cachoeira Paulista, Brazil; and L. A. T. Machado, J. F. Ribaud, and E. P. Vendrasco
9:30 AM
Evolving Interrelationships of Lightning, Microphysics, and Kinematics in a Mesoscale Convective System Observed during DC3
Elizabeth DiGangi, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. R. MacGorman, C. Ziegler, A. A. Alford, and M. I. Biggerstaff
9:45 AM
The Climate Impact of Aerosols on the Lightning Flash Rate: Is It Detectable from Long-Term Measurements?
Zhanqing Li, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD; and Q. Wang and J. Guo
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