Session 9 Improving R2O & O2R in the 0–18 Hour Forecast Range Linking Research and Operations to Forecasters’ Needs -Part II of 5 [Obs & PP]

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
252A (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
C. Alexander, NOAA, Global Systems Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO and Pamela Heinselman, NSSL, Norman, OK

10:30 AM
Evaluating the Role of the Mesoanalyst in Severe Weather Impacts-Based Decision Support Services: Part 1 - Science Focus
Ariel E. Cohen, NWS, Miami, FL; and R. L. Thompson, M. Foster, K. L. Crandall, C. M. Gravelle, J. M. Laflin, and K. J. Runk

10:45 AM
National Blend of Models Update and Performance During High Impact Events
Cammye Sims, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. C. Young, M. A. Tew, and J. P. Craven

11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Probabilistic Hazard Information for Severe Convective Storms in FACETS - Progress and Plans
Travis M. Smith, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. M. Calhoun, P. A. Campbell, K. L. Ortega, A. Reinhart, D. M. Fransisco, R. B. Steeves, K. E. Klockow-McClain, K. Berry, S. S. Williams, A. McGovern, R. A. Lagerquist, T. C. Meyer, G. J. Stumpf, and A. E. Gerard

11:30 AM
The Use of the METplus Verification and Diagnostic Capability in Short-Term Forecast Evaluation
Tara Jensen, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. Halley Gotway, C. P. Kalb, L. R. Blank, D. R. Adriaansen, and D. W. Fillmore

11:45 AM
Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor Version 20: Optimization and Research Strategy
Anthony E. Reinhart, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. W. Brogden, S. M. Martinaitis, S. B. Cocks, T. M. Smith, J. Zhang, H. D. Reeves, K. W. Howard, and A. E. Gerard

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