Session 18 Convection Initiation

Friday, 31 October 2008: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM
North & Center Ballroom (Hilton DeSoto)
Host: 24th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State Univ., Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Raleigh, NC

8:00 AM
A modelling study of the initiation and development of an isolated thunderstorm in CSIP IOP1
Humphrey W. Lean, Met Office, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom; and N. Roberts, P. Clark, and C. Morcrette
8:15 AM
8:45 AM
Numerical simulations of the dryline and surrounding boundary layer on 22 May 2002 during IHOP
Michael S. Buban, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman; and C. L. Ziegler and Y. P. Richardson
9:00 AM
Convection initiation and storm evolution forecasting using radar refractivity retrievals
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 AM
Observation of a weak, warm and dry downdraft in the vicinity of a convective storm system, inhibiting new convective initiation
Pieter Groenemeijer, Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, , Germany; and J. Trentmann, U. Corsmeier, and C. Kottmeier
9:30 AM
The Understanding Severe Thunderstorms and Alberta Boundary Layers Experiment (UNSTABLE): overview and preliminary results
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
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