Poster Session 30WAF/26NWP Tuesday Poster Session

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Hall B1 (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 30th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting (WAF)/26th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP)

Designing a Process for Selecting, Vetting, and Implementing Physics Innovations in a Community Modeling Paradigm
John S. Kain, NOAA, College Park, MD; and L. R. Bernardet, V. Tallapragada, F. Yang, G. Manikin, R. Vasic, J. Doyle, C. Bretherton, G. Grell, J. Olson, S. Moorthi, A. Cheng, J. Dudhia, L. K. Bengtsson, J. W. Bao, and M. Harrold

Toward Consistent Physical Constant Sets for Interoperable Earth System Models
Sue Chen, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. Montuoro, L. Marx, S. Goldhaber, N. P. Barton, T. J. Campbell, C. DeLuca, B. Li, D. McCarren, J. Meixner, M. Vertenstein, N. Zadeh, J. Infanti, B. R. Brown, R. Dunlap, and G. Theurich

Verification of the Physics Suite Testing for GFS v16 Using the Model Evaluation Tools
Michelle Harrold, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Wolff, M. Zhang, T. Hertneky, L. Bernardet, J. K. Henderson, L. R. Blank, W. Li, L. Pan, G. Firl, and T. Jensen

An Evaluation of Common Community Physics Package (CCPP) Physics Suites Across Scales
Kathryn M. Newman, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. J. Hertneky, E. A. Kalina, M. Harrold, L. Pan, G. Firl, E. D. Grell, L. Carson, and M. Ek

One-Stop Shopping for Physics across Scales: From a Single-Column Model to Three-Dimensional Configurations for Weather and S2S
Linlin Pan, NOAA/GSD, Univ. of Colorado/CIRES, and Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, CO; NOAA, Boulder, CO; and L. Bernardet, D. Heinzeller, E. Kalina, G. Firl, E. Grell, K. Newman, L. Carson, and G. Grell

Coupling Flake with GFSv15
Yihua Wu, NCEP, College Park, MD; and J. Wang, J. S. Kain, and V. Tallapragada

The Effect of Moist Physics and Resolution on Baroclinic Wave Evolution in an Idealized Simulation
Kurtis Allen Schubeck, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Challenges in Improving the Representation of Mesoscale Kinetic Energy in NWP Models
Jih-Wang Aaron Wang, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and P. D. Sardeshmukh

Evaluation of the Performance of the WRF Model over the United Arab Emirates
Ricardo Morais Fonseca, Khalifa Univ. of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and M. Temimi, M. Weston, N. R. Nelli, M. S. Thota, and V. Valappil

Sensitivity of Summer Convective Precipitation to Dynamical Core Configurations in GEM Model
Rabah Aider, Recherche en prévision numérique, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Dorval, QC, Canada; and S. Gaudreault

Towards an Optimal Configuration of Dynamics and Physics for GEFS v12
Bing Fu, NCEP, College Park, MD; IMSG at NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and X. Zhou, Y. Zhu, J. Peng, and D. Hou

Grid Refinement in a Global Spectral Element Model
Alex Reinecke, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Martini, J. Michalakes, J. D. Doyle, D. D. Flagg, A. Huang, and D. R. Ryglicki

NWP Prediction at ESRL/GSD: Overview of Global Modeling Development Activities
Georg A. Grell, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and H. C. Barnes, S. Sun, L. Bernardet, R. Montuoro, H. Li, B. W. Green, T. G. Smirnova, L. Zhang, J. Olson, R. Ahmadov, and R. Bleck

Full Velocity Field Reconstruction on Icosahedral Grids for Shallow-Water Model
Yonggang G. Yu, CIRES, Boulder, CO; and N. Wang, Y. Xie, and M. W. Govett

Development and Performance of the GFDL Global Prediction System - SHiELD
Linjiong Zhou, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; and S. J. Lin, L. Harris, K. Gao, B. Xiang, M. A. Bender, and J. H. Chen

Evaluating and Tuning Orographic Gravity Wave Drag Parameterizations in Atmospheric NWP Models
Michael D. Toy, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. B. Olson, T. G. Smirnova, J. S. Kenyon, J. M. Brown, and G. A. Grell

Implementation of CLUBB in COAMPS
Yi Jin, NRL, Monterey, CA; and S. Wang

Classification of Weather Patterns over the East Asia Region using Clustering Analysis
Young-Jun Cho, NIMS, KMA, Seogwipo-si, Korea, Republic of (South); and H. C. Lee, B. Lim, and S. B. Kim

Using a Coupled FV3GFS-FVCOM Modeling System to Improve Lake-Effect Snowfall Forecasts
David M. Wright, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and C. Jablonowski, A. Fujisaki-Manome, P. Y. Chu, E. J. Anderson, G. E. Mann, and B. M. Lofgren

Unified Forecast System: Considerations for Transition to Operations
Ivanka Stajner, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, College Park, MD; and T. Jensen, G. Manikin, J. J. Levit, V. Tallapragada, F. Yang, and R. Treadon

A Climatology of Snow to Liquid Ratios in Alaska
David E. Levin, NOAA/NWS, Juneau, AK

The Case of Cold Air Damming in Response to Topographical Influence Created by the Ozark Plateau
Jon Bongard, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and P. S. Market and J. Hunter

WRF Simulation, PBL Sensitivity, and Analysis of the December 2013 New England Ice Storm
Julia M. Simonson, University of Maine, Orono, ME; and S. D. Birkel, K. A. Maasch, P. A. Mayewski, B. Lyon, and A. M. Carleton

The January 30, 2019 Northeast US Snow Squall Event: An Operational Perspective
Jonathan O'Brien, NWS Mount Holly, New Jersey, Westampton, NJ

Traffic Fatalities in Winter: An Evaluation of Weather Regimes and NWS Guidance During Killer Storms
Joseph Burzdak, Western Connecticut State Univeristy, Danbury, CT; and A. A. Rosenow, H. D. Reeves, and S. L. Handler

Environmental Controls on Banded Versus Cellular Organization of Mesoscale Snow Squalls in Western South Dakota
Leanna Bender, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and A. J. French

Assessing the Predictability of WRF Precipitaiton Forecasts for the Bay Area
Paul Zechiel, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and S. Chiao

NOAA’s National Snowfall Analysis: Technical Description and Evaluation
Greg Fall, NOAA/NWS, Chanhassen, MN; and K. H. Sparrow

A Climatological Analysis of Snow Band Predictability in Northeast Winter Storms Including Case Studies
Mark Nissenbaum, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Hart

Improving Snow-to-Liquid Ratio and Snowfall Forecasts in the Western United States
Michael Wessler, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Steenburgh

Intraseasonal Variability of Cloud Cover in Mid-Latitude during Boreal Winter
Reona SATOH, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan; and N. NISHI and H. MUKOUGAWA

Assimilation of GPM-Retrieved Surface Meteorology Variables for Two Winter Storms
X. Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Srikishen, J. B. Roberts, W. A. Petersen, and C. R. Hain

Evaluation of Hourly Snow-to-Liquid Ratios Algorithms for the United States Air Force
Christopher J. Melick, 557th Weather Wing, Offutt Air Force Base, NE; and W. T. Sedlacek, S. Augustyn, R. J. Craig, G. Brooks, D. L. Keller, S. Rentschler, E. Kuchera, C. Hoover, J. Foote, and M. A. Baxter

The Influence of Turbulence Parameterizations on the 2 March 2018 Snowstorm
Matthew T. Vaughan, SUNY, Albany, NY; and R. G. Fovell

Exploring the Predictability of Synoptically Induced Cold Air Damming in the Eastern US
Thomas Hopson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. C. Knievel and M. Frediani

Evaluation of Winter Weather Prediction during Extreme Snowfall Events
Michael Walters, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; and J. Yang, M. Koukoula, and M. Astitha

1 Month-Lead Predictability of Asian Summer Monsoon Indices Based on the Zonal Winds using APCC Multi-model Ensemble
Joong-Bae Ahn, Pusan National University, Busan, WI, Korea, Republic of (South); and H. J. Park and V. Kryjov

Subseasonal Bias and Skill in FV3 Simulations Using Two Different Physics Suites
Benjamin W. Green, CIRES, Boulder, CO; NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and S. Sun, G. A. Grell, and S. G. Benjamin

Progress on the Development of a Coupled Forecast System for Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Prediction at NCEP/EMC
Bin Li, IMSG at NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and J. Meixner, J. Wang, D. Worthen, L. Stefanova, J. Wang, S. Saha, S. Moorthi, R. Grumbine, A. Chawla, and A. Mehra

A Shift Towards Probabilistic Seasonal Forecasts at the Weather Company, an IBM Business
Michael J Ventrice, The Weather Company, an IBM Business, Andover, MA; and J. Belanger, T. Crawford, and J. Williams

Accelerating Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Modeling and Improving Week 3-4 Forecast with Unified Forecast System: Plan and Progress
Y. Xue, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. M. Koch, V. Tallapragada, D. DeWitt, T. Hamill, J. Kinter, C. Stan, L. Harris, and J. C. Carman

Sensitivity of the 2012 Arctic Cyclone to Sea Ice and Atmospheric Initial Conditions
Tomer Burg, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. M. Cavallo

Medium-Range Predictability of Historical Extreme Precipitation Events Associated with Mid-Upper Tropospheric Flow Reversal
Shawn M. Milrad, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ., Daytona Beach, FL; and E. Atallah and J. Gyakum

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