Session 8A Advances in Cloud- and Convection-resolving Numerical Weather Models - I

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
257AB (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)
Rebecca Adams-Selin, AER, Omaha, NE and May Wong, NCAR, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, Boulder, CO

10:30 AM
Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Model Development
C. Alexander, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, J. Olson, T. Smirnova, T. Ladwig, S. Weygandt, J. S. Kenyon, E. James, H. Lin, G. Grell, G. Ge, T. Alcott, S. Benjamin, J. M. Brown, M. D. Toy, R. Ahmadov, A. Back, J. D. Duda, M. B. Smith, J. A. Hamilton, B. D. Jamison, I. Jankov, and D. D. Turner

10:45 AM
Development of a Real-Time, HRRR-Like SAR-FV3 System at NOAA/ESRL/GSD
Jeff Beck, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CSU/CIRA, Boulder, CO; and G. Ketefian, C. Alexander, L. Reames, G. Gayno, D. Heinzeller, L. Pan, T. Smirnova, J. Purser, D. Jovic, T. Black, and J. R. Carley

11:00 AM
How Do Forecasts from WRF-ARW and Stand-Alone Regional FV3 Compare?
John M. Brown, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and J. Beck, G. Ketefian, D. Heinzeller, B. D. Jamison, T. G. Smirnova, J. Olson, J. Kenyon, S. Weygandt, C. Alexander, G. A. Grell, and S. Benjamin

11:30 AM
IBM GRAF - Scale-Aware Convective Forecast Evaluation and Improvements
Brett A. Wilt, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Andover, MA; and W. Wang

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