Session 1 Field Observations of Physical Processes to Understand Severe Storms

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
258B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Severe Local Storms Symposium
John Allen, Central Michigan Univ., Mt. Pleasant, MI and Pamela Heinselman, NSSL, Norman, OK

8:30 AM
Mesoscale Convective Systems in Nature and in Models
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC
8:45 AM
Low-Level Winds in Tornadoes
Karen A. Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman and P. Robinson

9:00 AM
Targeted Observation by Radars and UAS of Supercells (TORUS): Summary of the 2019 Field Campaign
Adam L. Houston, Univ. of Nebraska−Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and B. Argrow, M. C. Coniglio, E. W. Frew, E. N. Rasmussen, C. C. Weiss, and C. L. Ziegler
9:15 AM
TORUS 2019 Highlights from the TTUKa Mobile Doppler Radars
Christopher C. Weiss, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and A. Schueth and A. L. Houston

9:30 AM
9:45 AM
Spring 2019 Aboveground Thermodynamic Observations in Convective Storms from Balloon-Borne Probes Acting as Pseudo-Lagrangian Drifters
Elissa A. Bartos, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and P. M. Markowski and Y. P. Richardson
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