24th Conference on Severe Local Storms

Session 8B

 Near-Surface Tornado Winds and Tornado Damage
 Chair: Robin L. Tanamachi, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
1:30 PM8B.1Using simulated tornado surface marks to help decipher near-ground wind fields  extended abstract wrf recording
D. C. Lewellen, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV; and M. I. Zimmerman
1:45 PM8B.2Determination of tornado intensity from forest damage  extended abstract wrf recording
Veronika Beck, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany; and N. Dotzek
2:00 PM8B.3Damage survey and deduction of vortex structure of the Greensburg, KS tornado  extended abstract wrf recording
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Irving, TX; and D. McCarthy, J. G. LaDue, J. Wurman, C. R. Alexander, P. Robinson, and K. A. Kosiba
2:15 PM8B.4Deployments of a 12-site in situ Wind/T/RH instrument array in tornadoes   wrf recording
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO
2:30 PM8B.5Derivation of physically motivated wind speed scales - the E-scale concept  extended abstract wrf recording
Nikolai Dotzek, DLR, Wessling, Germany
2:45 PM8B.6Experiences in using the EF-Scale since its inception  extended abstract wrf recording
James G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK ; and K. L. Ortega

Tuesday, 28 October 2008: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM, South Ballroom

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