Session 5 Supercells and Tornadoes: Overview of VORTEX-2

Monday, 11 October 2010: 7:30 PM-9:15 PM
Grand Mesa Ballroom F (Hyatt Regency Tech Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms
David Dowell, NCAR, Boulder, CO

7:30 PM
An overview of the VORTEX2 field campaign
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and L. J. Wicker, Y. P. Richardson, E. N. Rasmussen, P. M. Markowski, D. Dowell, D. W. Burgess, and H. B. Bluestein
7:45 PM
Tornado and tornadogenesis events seen by the NOXP x-band, dual-polarization radar during VORTEX2 2010
Donald W. Burgess, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. R. Mansell, C. M. Schwarz, and B. J. Allen
8:00 PM
Rapid-Scan DOW radar observations of tornadoes during VORTEX2
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Kosiba and P. Robinson

8:15 PM
A summary of data collected during VORTEX-2 by MWR-05XP/TWOLF, UMass X-Pol, and the UMass W-band radar
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. M. French, J. B. Houser, J. C. Snyder, R. L. Tanamachi, I. PopStefanija, C. Baldi, G. D. Emmitt, V. Venkatesh, K. Orzel, R. Bluth, and S. J. Frasier
8:30 PM
8:45 PM
Mobile soundings during VORTEX2: Survey and preliminary results
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC; and G. H. Bryan
9:00 PM
Unmanned aircraft in VORTEX-2
Adam L. Houston, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and B. Argrow and E. W. Frew
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