Session 8A Supercells and Tornadoes: Downdrafts and Cold Pool

Tuesday, 12 October 2010: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Grand Mesa Ballroom F (Hyatt Regency Tech Center)
Host: 25th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Matthew S. Gilmore, University of North Dakota, Atmospheric Sciences, Grand Forks, ND

1:30 PM
Rear-flank downdraft dynamics in tornadic and non-tornadic supercell thunderstorms
Michael I. Biggerstaff, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. P. Betten, C. L. Ziegler, D. R. MacGorman, L. J. Wicker, D. W. Burgess, and E. R. Mansell
1:45 PM
Mobile mesonet observations of the rear-flank downdraft evolution associated with a violent tornado near Bowdle, SD on 22 May 2010
Catherine A. Finley, WindLogics Inc., Grand Rapids, MN; and B. D. Lee, M. Grzych, C. D. Karstens, and T. M. Samaras
2:15 PM
A preliminary survey of DSD measurements collected during VORTEX2
Daniel T. Dawson II, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and G. Romine
2:30 PM
Verification of Supercell Cold Pools in High-Resolution WRF Simulations using StickNet In Situ Data
Anthony E. Reinhart, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and C. C. Weiss and D. C. Dowell
2:45 PM
Mesocyclone and RFD evolution in simulated supercell storms with varying wind profiles
Matthew S. Van Den Broeke, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and J. M. Straka
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