24th Conference on Severe Local Storms

Session 18

 Convection Initiation
 Chair: Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC
8:00 AM18.1A modelling study of the initiation and development of an isolated thunderstorm in CSIP IOP1   wrf recording
Humphrey W. Lean, Met Office, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and N. Roberts, P. Clark, and C. Morcrette
8:15 AM18.2Criticality: A proposed theory for understanding and forecasting deep convective initiation   wrf recording
Adam L. Houston, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
8:30 AM18.3Vortical structures in convective boundary layers and implications for the initiation of deep convection  extended abstract wrf recording
Katharine M. Kanak, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
8:45 AM18.4Numerical simulations of the dryline and surrounding boundary layer on 22 May 2002 during IHOP   wrf recording
Michael S. Buban, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK ; and C. L. Ziegler and Y. P. Richardson
9:00 AM18.5Convection initiation and storm evolution forecasting using radar refractivity retrievals  extended abstract wrf recording
David Bodine, Atmospheric Radar Research Center, School of Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman, B. L. Cheong, R. Palmer, and D. S. Michaud
9:15 AM18.6Observation of a weak, warm and dry downdraft in the vicinity of a convective storm system, inhibiting new convective initiation   wrf recording
Pieter Groenemeijer, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, , Germany; and J. Trentmann, U. Corsmeier, and C. Kottmeier
9:30 AM18.7The Understanding Severe Thunderstorms and Alberta Boundary Layers Experiment (UNSTABLE): overview and preliminary results  extended abstract wrf recording
Neil M. Taylor, EC, Edmonton, AB , Canada; and D. M. L. Sills, J. Hanesiak, J. A. Milbrandt, C. D. Smith, G. Strong, S. Skone, P. J. McCarthy, and J. C. Brimelow

Friday, 31 October 2008: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM, North & Center Ballroom

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