Poster Session 30WAF/26NWP Wednesday Poster Session

Wednesday, 15 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)

A Comparison of the Current and Next Version of the HRRR for Some Recent High Impact Mesoscale Events
E. Szoke, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and C. Alexander, J. Brown, and T. Alcott

Application of Numerical Model in Visibility Forecast for Airports over Taiwan
Yi-Chiu Lin, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; and L. J. Chen and J. P. Chen

Forecasting of Snowfall on the Southern Edge of the United States Snowfall Region in South Central Texas
Tim Springer, Univ. of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX; University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX; and G. J. Mulvey

Squall Lines and Extreme Rainfall in the Victoria, Australia Region
Stacey M. Hitchcock, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; and T. P. Lane

Observations of Sea-land Breeze Circulation in Surface Wind Time Series
Jewon Kim, Gangneung-Wonju National Univ., Gangneung, Korea, Republic of (South); and Y. Kwon and S. L. Kang

A study of WRF-Generated Lightning Strike Forecasts for the Southern Sierra Nevada
Alison F.C. Bridger, San Jose State Univ., San Jose, CA; and D. Nguyen

A Climatology of High Non-Thunderstorm Winds in the Tennessee Valley
Kathleen M. Magee, National Weather Service, Huntsville, AL; and K. D. White

The Influence of Coastline on the Orientation of Squall Line
Hongjun Liu, Peking University, Beijing, China

Differences between Well-Forecast and Poorly-Forecast Bow Echo Events in the WRF
Ezio Luca Mauri, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr.

Differentiating Convective Cases with Upscale Growth into MCSs and those without Upscale Growth during PECAN
Zachary A. Hiris, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr.

The Instability in and Trigger Mechanism of Extreme Precipitation Event in Yili River Valley on July 31, 2016
Liu Jing, Institute of desert meteorology,China meteorological administration, Urumqi, China

A Novel Approach to Stratifying the Precipitation Time Series: A Precipitation Climatology for Montréal, Québec
Kai Melamed-Turkish, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and E. H. Atallah and J. R. Gyakum

Analysis of Mesoscale Characteristics of a Torrential Rain in Hubei Province
Xianting Zhao, CMA, Wuhan, China; and X. Wang, J. Wang, and X. Wang

Blending Technology of Radar Extrapolation and Meso-Scale Numerical Prediction Based on Python
Jun-Chao Wang, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Administration, Wuhan, China; and Z. Wang and A. Lai

Statistical Analysis of the Doppler Velocity Correction of Ka-band Cloud Radar and Microrain Radar Measurements
Xia Wan, Institute of Heavy Rain, China Meteorological Adiministration, Wuhan, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China; and B. Xi

The Raindrop Size Distributions for Heavy Rainfall during Mei-yu in Middle of China
Zhikang Fu Sr., Institute of Heavy Rain, CMA, Wuhan, Wuhan, China; and X. Dong, L. Zhou, and W. Cui

Microphysical Process Study of Meiyu Precipitation Events over Central China
Lingli Zhou, Institute of Heavy Rain, CMA,Wuhan, Wuhan, China; and X. Dong and Z. Fu Sr.

Characteristics of Ice Cloud-Precipitation of Warm Season Mesoscale Convective Systems over the Great Plains
Jingjing Tian, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and X. Dong and B. Xi

Multi-scale Temporospatial Variability of the East Asian Summer Monsoon Stationary Frontal System: Observation versus its Representation in the GFDL HiRAM
Yana Li, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China; The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and Y. Deng, S. Yang, H. Zhang, Y. Ming, and Z. Shen

The Impact of Tropical Cyclone and Monsoonal Circulation on Floods in the Grand Canyon
Brent Roberts, Brewer High School, Maine, Brewer, ME; and S. Jain

Resolving Sahelian Thunderstorms Improves Midlatitude Weather Forecasts
Gregor Pante, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany; and P. Knippertz

Impact of Vertical Wind Shear on Gravity Wave Propagation in the Land-sea Breeze Circulation at the Equator
Yu Du, Sun Yat-sen Univ., Guangzhou, China; and R. Rotunno and F. Zhang

Influence of Environmental Winds on Land-Sea Breeze Afternoon Thunderstorms Over Western Puerto Rico
Angelie T. Nieves Jiménez, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Ríos-Berríos, K. Werner, and K. Maull

On the Rainfall and Temperature Forecast Skill for a Tropical Andean Mountain Area in Northern South America Using Different Operational Weather Forecast Strategies: Role of the Diurnal Cycle of Rainfall on the Success of Data Assimilation
Mauricio Zapata, Sistema de Alerta Temprana del Valle de Aburrá (SIATA), Medellín, Colombia; and G. Guzmán, C. D. Hoyos, J. C. Hernández Díaz, L. I. Ceballos, S. M. López Zapata, and M. Guarin Vargas

Understanding Rapid Intensity Changes in Official Hurricane Intensity Forecast Error Distributions
Benjamin C. Trabing, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and M. M. Bell

Development and Evaluation of a Multi-Model Global Ensemble Tropical Cyclone Wind Speed Probability Product
Alan Brammer, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and A. B. Schumacher and K. D. Musgrave

Numerical Model Forecast Tracks during Hurricane Florence (2018)
Frank P. Colby Jr., Univ. of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; and A. B. Penny and M. Barlow

Developing the RAP/HRRR Physics Suite to Improve Tropical Shallow-Cumuli Structures Across the Grey Zone
J. Olson, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and J. Kenyon, J. Brown, W. M. Angevine, H. Vagasky, and G. Grell

The Meteorology of the November 2018 Camp Fire
Clifford F. Mass, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA; and D. Ovens

Wildfire Impact on Environmental Thermodynamics and Severe Convective Storms
Yuwei Zhang, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. Fan, T. Logan, Z. Li, and C. R. Homeyer

Identification of Forecast Biases to Improve Fire Danger Forecasts in Colorado
Brandon K. Cohen, Univ. of Louisiana Monroe, Monroe, LA; and P. T. Schlatter and L. Kriederman

Developing a Prescribed Fire Forecasting Algorithm for the Southeast U.S.
Charley Fite, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and A. Agastra and C. Holmes

Taking Advantage of Machine Learning Methods to Better Represent Fire Radiative Power (FRP) for Smoke and Weather Forecasting Models
Christina Kumler, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES, Boulder, CO; NOAA, Boulder, CO; and S. Maksimovic, J. Stewart, R. Ahmadov, and M. Govett

A Polarimetric Radar Forward Operator and Application for Convective Storm Initiation
X. Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski

Dual-polarization radar retrievals of coastal Pacific Northwest rain drop size distribution parameters using random forest regression
Robert Conrick, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; and J. Zagrodnik and C. F. Mass

Linear Least-Squares Derivative Gradients of Single-Radar Products and Their Applications for Severe Weather
Thea Sandmael, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. R. Smith

The Assimilation of Dual Phased Array Weather Radar Observations on Short-Range Convective Forecasts
james taylor, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan; and G. Y. Lien, S. Satoh, and T. Miyoshi

A Global Radial Wind Data Assimilation OSSE with the GFS
Donald E. Lippi, IMSG; NOAA/NCEP/EMC; University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and J. R. Carley and D. T. Kleist

Evolution of Single- and Dual-Polarization Radar Signatures Associated with Qlcs Mesovortices
Olivia F. McCauley, NWC REU Program, Norman, OK; and C. M. Kuster, V. N. Mahale, and T. Shuur

Operational Utility of the Depth and Width of Three-Body Scatter Spikes
Keith D. Sherburn, NOAA/NWS, Rapid City, SD; and J. Chamberlain

Inferring Severe Convective Wind Gust Probabilities in Florida from NEXRAD Storm Structure Data
Madeline R. Frank, Climate Forecast Applications Network, Atlanta, GA; and J. Miller and V. Toma

All-Sky Radiance Assimilation for COAMPS-TC Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification Prediction
Qingyun Zhao, NRL, Monterey, CA; and N. Baker, Y. Jin, J. Doyle, R. G. Nystrom, Y. Zhang, X. Chen, C. Hartman, and F. Zhang

Assimilation of Cygnss Wind Speed for Tropical Convection during 2018 MJO Onset
X. Li, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and T. J. Lang and J. R. Mecikalski

Understanding of Convection Genesis by Urban Meteorological Model Based on Large Eddy Simulation
Kosei Yamaguchi, Kyoto Univ., Uji, Kyoto, Japan; and T. Tsuchihashi, D. Konishi, and E. Nakakita

Results of Varying Vertical Grid Resolution and Microphysics in 3-km FV3 Standalone Regional Runs
Eric Aligo, EMC/NCEP/NWS/NOAA and I.M. Systems Group, Inc., College Park, MD; and E. Strobach, Y. Lin, L. C. Dawson, J. R. Carley, and J. S. Kain

Evaluation of Multiple Planetary Boundary Layer Parameterization Schemes in Southeast U.S. Cold Season Severe Thunderstorm Environments
Ariel E. Cohen, NWS, Miami, FL; and S. M. Cavallo, M. C. Coniglio, H. E. Brooks, I. L. Jirak, and A. E. Gerard

Test of a Prognostic Cloud Cover in the FV3GFS
Ruiyu Sun, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC and IMSG, College Park, MD; and J. S. Kain and J. Han

Automated Data Analysis of Near real-time GNSS-PWV Determination using Kalman Filter: The Central of Thailand.
Amnat Sompan, Hydro Informatics Institute, Bangkok Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand; Hydro Informatics Institute, Bangkok Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand; and P. Chitsutti, P. Jindasee, and S. Weesakul

Terrestrial Cloud Fraction derived from GOES-R Satellite
Prasamsa Singh, Pelmorex/The Weather Network, Oakville, ON, Canada; and C. Scott and I. Russell

Characterization of the Atmospheric Conditions and Cloudiness Leading to Extreme Rainfall Events over the Northern South America Andean Region: An Approach Using High Resolution data from GOES-ABI and ERA-5
Carlos Andrés Bonilla, Sistema de Alerta Temprana del Valle de Aburrá (SIATA), Medellín, Colombia; Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Medellín., Medellín, Colombia; and C. D. Hoyos

Possible Sting Jet Development in Hurricanes Michael and Leslie (2018) Post Extratropical Transition
Deirdre Dolan, NOAA, College Park, MD; and M. J. Folmer, J. M. Sienkiewicz, and H. Fort

Declarative Surface Station Plots: The Next Stop on the GEMPAK Replacement Roadmap for MetPy
Maxwell Grover, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. M. May and Z. Bruick

The Python-based MPMC Test Suite for NOAA Operational Data Assimilation Systems (GSI/EnKF)
G. Ge, CIRES and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, C. Zhou, and D. Stark

A Python-Based Quantitative Precipitation Estimate Over Alaska Using Rain Gauge Kriging and the HRRR-AK Precipitation Forecast
Brett T. Hoover, CIMSS, Madison, WI; and J. A. Otkin, E. Petrescu, and E. Niebuhr

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