Session 8A Improving R2O & O2R in the 0–18 Hour Forecast Range Linking Research and Operations to Forecasters’ Needs -Part I of 5 [Modeling]

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Young-Joon Kim, NWS, Analyze, Forecast and Support Office, Silver Spring, MD and Tara Jensen, NCAR, Joint Numerical Testbed, Boulder, CO

9:15 AM
A Description of the v2.8 RTMA/URMA Upgrade and Progress Toward 3D RTMA
J. R. Carley, NOAA, College Park, MD; and M. Pondeca, S. Levine, X. Zhang, M. T. Morris, S. Flampouris, A. M. Gibbs, Y. Lin, Y. Luo, G. Zhao, R. J. Purser, M. Rancic, E. Colón, C. R. Alexander, S. S. Weygandt, M. Hu, and G. Ge

9:30 AM
The Final Rapid Refresh and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Operational Implementation
C. Alexander, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, J. Olson, T. Smirnova, T. T. Ladwig, S. Weygandt, J. S. Kenyon, E. P. James, H. Lin, G. A. 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

9:45 AM
Verification of wind forecasts from the High-Resolution Rapid Refresh
Ethan M. Collins, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and Z. J. Lebo, B. Geerts, R. Capella, and R. Cox

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