Poster Session 1 Severe Local Storms Symposium: Poster Session

Tuesday, 14 January 2020: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Hall B (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Severe Local Storms Symposium

High-Temporal-Resolution Observations of Tornadogenesis Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
Casey B. Griffin, Univ. of Nebraska—Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, A. Mahre, and R. D. Palmer

Handout (10.0 MB)

Analysis of Tornadogenesis Failure Using Rapid-Scan Data from the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
Kyle Pittman, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and A. Mahre, C. B. Griffin, D. Bodine, J. M. Kurdzo, and V. A. Gensini

Handout (1.2 MB)

On Tornadogenesis in Two Supercells in Oklahoma in the Spring of 2019 as Documented by a Rapid-Scan, X-Band, Polarimetric, Mobile Doppler Radar (RaXPol)
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and T. A. Greenwood, D. W. Reif, and Z. B. Wienhoff

Rapid-Scan, Polarimetric Radar Observations of the Dissipation of a Violent Tornado on 9 May 2016 Near Sulphur, Oklahoma
Katherine E. McKeown, Stony Brook Univ., Stony Brook, NY; and M. M. French, K. S. Tuftedal, H. B. Bluestein, and Z. B. Weinhoff

Storm-Scale Polarimetric Radar Signatures Associated with Tornado Dissipation in Supercells
Jacob H. Segall, Stony Brook Univ., East Setauket, NY; and M. French, D. Kingfield, and J. C. Snyder

Observation of Tornadoes Using a Compact Polarimetric X-Band Weather Radar
Takuo Kashiwa, Furuno Electric Co., Ltd., Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan; and T. Takaki, M. Minowa, H. Nakajima, K. Sassa, and V. Chandrasekar

Handout (1.3 MB)

Polarimetric Characteristics of Tornadic Debris Fallout during the 28 May 2019 Lawrence/Kansas City, Kansas, Tornado
Erik Wang, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA; and D. J. Bodine, J. M. Kurdzo, J. Barham, C. Bowman, and P. Pietrycha
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Handout (12.5 MB)

Observations of ZDR Columns in Supercells in 2019 by a Mobile, Dual-Polarized, Phased-Array Radar
Robin Tanamachi, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and A. T. LaFleur, M. Sharma, S. J. Frasier, W. Heberling, C. Wolsieffer, L. Warner, and R. E. Nelson

Handout (24.6 MB)

Observed Bulk Hook-Echo Drop-Size Distribution Evolution in Supercell Tornadogenesis and Tornadogenesis Failure
Kristofer S. Tuftedal, Stony Brook Univ., Stony Brook, NY; and M. M. French, D. M. Kingfield, and J. C. Snyder

Comparison of Simulated Rain DSDs and Polarimetric Signatures with Disdrometer and Radar Observations in the 31 March 2016 Southeast U.S. Tornado Outbreak during Vortex-SE
Daniel T. Dawson II, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and R. Tanamachi, Y. Jung, J. Labriola, B. J. Putnam, M. Xue, P. L. Heinselman, K. H. Knopfmeier, E. R. Mansell, and L. J. Wicker

Radar Climatology of Precipitation Features in Close Proximity to Supercell Tornadic Storms
Preston Pangle, Univ. of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and K. Knupp and B. T. Goudeau

An Updated Mobile-Radar-Based Climatology of Tornadoes
Josh Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and P. Robinson, T. White, and K. A. Kosiba

Weather Radar Analysis of Severe Storms Depth in Southern Brazil and Paraguay
Leonardo Calvetti, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil; and C. Beneti, P. A. Mello, W. F. Coelho, and J. Báez

Hail Size and Dual-Polarization Doppler on Wheels Radar Observations during RELAMPAGO
Matthew R. Kumjian, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and P. Maldonado, B. Ribeiro, J. S. Soderholm, N. McCarthy, K. Lombardo, K. A. Kosiba, J. Wurman, L. Machado, and P. Salio

Analysis of Hailstone Physical Properties from the IBHS Field Project 2012–17
Laura Shedd, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and M. R. Kumjian, I. M. Giammanco, T. M. Brown-Giammanco, and R. Maiden

Understanding Hailstone Characteristics and Contributing Factors over the U.S. Southern Great Plains
Jong-Hoon Jeong, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. Fan, C. R. Homeyer, and Z. Hou

Impacts of Urbanization on Hail and Tornado Characteristics of a Severe Convective Storm
Yun Lin, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. Fan, J. H. Jeong, and Y. Zhang

TORUS in the Clear Air: Preconvection Observations from an Airborne and Mobile Radar Perspective
Anthony E. Reinhart, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and E. N. Smith, C. L. Ziegler, and C. C. Weiss

TORUS in the Clear Air: Preconvection Observations from a Profile and Transect Perspective
Elizabeth N. Smith, CIMMS, Norman, OK; NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. Reinhart, M. Coniglio, and C. L. Ziegler

Doppler Wind Lidar in the Inflow of Supercells: Synthesis of Observations from Mini-MPEX and TORUS 2019
Michael Coniglio, NSSL, Norman, OK; and E. N. Smith and D. D. Turner

Investigating Windsond Observations in Supercells
Madeline R. Diedrichsen, Univ. of Nebraska—Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and M. D. Flournoy and E. N. Rasmussen

Handout (1.4 MB)

Are Supercells Resistant to Entrainment because of Their Rotation?
John M. Peters, NPS, Pacific Grove, CA; and C. J. Nowotarski and G. L. Mullendore

Testing a Physics-Based Model of the Thermodynamic Environment in Supercell Simulation Experiments
Daniel R. Chavas, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN; and D. T. Dawson II

Development and Evolution of a High Theta-E Outflow Air Mass
Jason M. Keeler, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI

Properties of Cold Pools Observed during the VORTEX-SE: Meso18–19 Field Campaign
Jessica M. McDonald, Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock, TX; and C. C. Weiss and A. J. Hill

Handout (21.3 MB)

An Investigation of Hydrometeor Latent Cooling upon Cold Pool Formation, Sustainment, and Properties
Holly M. Mallinson, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL; and S. Lasher-Trapp

Effects of Horizontal Grid Spacing and Inflow Environment on Cyclic Mesocyclogenesis in NSSL's Warn-on-Forecast System (WOFS)
Kelsey C. Britt, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. S. Skinner, P. L. Heinselman, and K. H. Knopfmeier

An Idealized Modeling Study of the Nontornadic and Tornadic Supercells Intercepted by VORTEX2 on 10 June 2010
Alicia Klees, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and Y. Richardson

Understanding How Complex Terrain Impacts Tornado Dynamics Using a Suite of High-Resolution Numerical Simulations
Martin A. Satrio, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, A. E. Reinhart, T. Maruyama, and F. T. Lombardo

Turbulence Memory’s Possible Influence on Tornado Intensity
Aaron Wang, The Pennsylvania State Univ., Univ. Park, PA; and Y. Pan and P. Markowski

Handout (1.3 MB)

Hydraulic Jump Dynamics in an Above-Anvil Cirrus Plume in a 50-m Resolution Simulated Supercell
Leigh Orf, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI; and M. O'Neill

Handout (56.7 MB)

Lagrangian Trajectory Analysis of Severe Convective Storms Using Variable Lossy Compression
Kelton T. Halbert, Univ. of Wisconsin–Madison/CIMSS, Madison, WI; and L. Orf

Observational Analysis of Supercells in Landfalling TC Yagi in 2018
Jingyi Wen, Peking Univ., Beijing, China; and Z. Meng

Mechanism Analysis and Numerical Simulations of a Series of Back-Building Supercells
Jianhua Dai, Shanghai Central Meteorological Observatory, Xuhui, Shanghai, China; and M. Sun, Y. Chang, H. Chen, and J. Zhu

Assessing Anomalous Propagation of Convective Storms in Complex Terrain Using a Combined Dual-Doppler and Modeling Approach
Anna del Moral, Ph.D, Univ. of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; and T. M. Weckwerth, T. Rigo, M. M. Bell, and M. C. Llasat

Observational Analysis of a Surface-Based Bow Echo Transitioning to Elevated Convection over Complex Terrain
Amanda Penning, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD; and A. J. French
Manuscript (302.3 kB)

Handout (5.6 MB)

Polarimetric Radar and VDRAS investigation of a Bow Echo after a Squall Line Merged with a Convective Cell
Kun Zhao, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and W. C. Lee, H. Huang, and A. Zhou

The Sensitivity of Simulated Summer MCS Activity to Select WRF Parameters
Victor A. Gensini, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and A. M. Haberlie, W. S. Ashley, and R. S. Schumacher

Climatological Applications of Daily Practically Perfect Severe Weather Hindcasts
Victor A. Gensini, Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL; and A. M. Haberlie and P. T. Marsh

A Machine Learning Approach to Severe Thunderstorm Downburst Prediction across Phoenix, Arizona
Luke LeBel, Univ. at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and P. M. Iniguez and J. Rogers

A Machine Learning Tool to Provide Probabilities That Thunderstorm Wind Damage Reports Are Due to Severe Intensity Winds
Elizabeth Tirone, Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus Jr., S. Pal, S. Dutta, R. Maitra, J. L. Newman, and E. S. Weber

"Worst Since Sandy": An Examination of the Straight-Line Wind Event in New Jersey on 22 July 2019
Michael A. Favetta, WeatherPrep, LLC, Cedar Knolls, NJ; and M. Powers

Handout (3.3 MB)

A Discussion of Infrasound for Tornado Monitoring: Signal Propagation and Detection in the Context of a Field Campaign in Northern Alabama
Roger Waxler, Univ. of Mississippi, Univ., MS; and G. Frazier, C. Hetzer, and C. Talmadge

Using Overshooting Top Area to Discriminate the Potential for Large, Intense Tornadoes
Geoffrey Marion, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL; and R. J. Trapp and S. W. Nesbitt

The Lightning and Dual-Polarization Radar Characteristics of Three Hail-Accumulating Thunderstorms
Robinson W. Wallace, Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO; and K. Friedrich, W. Deierling, E. A. Kalina, and P. T. Schlatter

Handout (10.6 MB)

Efficient Tornado-Producing QLCS Events: Challenges and Best Practices for Damage Surveys
Thomas Winesett, NWS, Jackson, MS; and D. Lamb and C. Entremont

Observation and Modeling of Hurricane Maria for Damage Assessment
Rabindra Pokhrel, City College of New York, CUNY, New York, NY; and S. del Cos, J. P. Montoya Rincon, E. Glenn, and J. Gonzalez

The Challenges of Surveying Tornado Damage after a Major Hurricane
Lance Franck, National Weather Service, Tallahassee, FL; and J. P. Camp

Limits Using the EF Scale for Nontornadic Wind Damage
Jeffry S. Evans, NOAA/NWS/Weather Forecast Office, Dickinson, TX

A Comparison of Three Wind Speed Estimation Techniques Based on Tornado-Induced Treefall Patterns
Christopher M. Godfrey, Univ. of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, NC; and C. D. Karstens, D. Rhee, C. J. Peterson, and F. T. Lombardo
Manuscript (2.5 MB)

Handout (25.2 MB)

Demonstrating a Future Application of the Wind Speed Estimation Standard to Tornadoes
J. G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS/Office of Chief Learning Officer/Warning Decision Training Division, Norman, OK; and M. Levitan, T. Marshall, T. M. Brown-Giammanco, A. Womble, J. Wurman, F. T. Lombardo, C. D. Karstens, W. Coulbourne, K. James, and J. Robinson

An Automated Photogrammetric Approach to the Estimation of Near-Surface Tornadic Wind Speeds
Daniel Butler, Central Michigan Univ., Mount Pleasant, MI; and J. T. Allen and A. Seimon

Simulating Tornado Probability and Tornado Wind Speed Based on Statistical Models
Ariel E. Cohen, NWS, Miami, FL; and J. B. Cohen, R. L. Thompson, B. T. Smith, B. M. Baerg, W. P. Gargan, A. E. Gerard, and C. J. Schultz

Exploring Supportive Analytics in the Performance Evaluation of NWS Tornado Warnings
Gregory M. Schoor, NWS/AFSO/FSD, Norman, OK; and K. D. Skow and J. G. Gibbs

Hazard Services: An Information-Centric Modernization to the National Weather Service Watch/Warning/Advisory Program and Beyond
D. M. Kingfield, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado Boulder and NOAA/OAR/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and C. V. Dreisbach, K. Goertz, C. Golden, S. Gui, Y. Guo, T. L. Hansen, N. Hardin, T. J. LeFebvre, J. L. Mahoney, K. L. Manross, S. Murphy, D. Nietfeld, J. E. Ramer, R. Weingruber, S. Williams, and S. Zhuo

Using DCIN and DCAPE to Evaluate Severe Surface Winds in a Case of Elevated Convection
Paula Sumrall, Univ. of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO

On the Prediction of a Violent Tornado Outbreak in Central Oklahoma on 20–21 May 2019
Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., CIMMS, Norman, OK; and A. J. Clark and E. J. Szoke

Identifying Teleconnections between Southeastern U.S. Tornado Outbreaks and Daily Climate Indices
Matthew C. Brown, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and C. J. Nowotarski

Handout (1.1 MB)

Midtropospheric Patterns and Historic Tornado Outbreaks
Paulina Cwik, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. B. Richman and R. A. McPherson

A Systematic Way of Tornado Outbreak Classification
Paulina Cwik, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. A. McPherson and H. Brooks

Long-term changes in thunderstorm environments over Europe and the United States
Mateusz Taszarek, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland; and J. Allen, H. E. Brooks, B. Czernecki, and N. Pilguj

Derecho Evolving from a Mesocyclone—A Study of 11 August 2017 Severe Weather Outbreak in Poland: Event Analysis and High-Resolution Simulation
Mateusz Taszarek, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland; and N. Pilguj, J. Orlikowski, A. Surowiecki, S. Walczakiewicz, W. Pilorz, K. Piasecki, Ł. Pajurek, and M. Półrolniczak

A Climatology of Thunderstorms across Europe from a Synthesis of Multiple Data Sources
Mateusz Taszarek, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland; and J. Allen, T. Pucik, P. Groenemeijer, B. Czerneckia, L. Kolendowicz, K. Lagouvardos, V. Kotroni, and W. Schulz

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