Session 2 Severe Storm Processes II: Supercells and Tornadoes

Monday, 5 November 2012: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Symphony I and II (Loews Vanderbilt Hotel)
Host: 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms
George H. Bryan, NCAR, MMM Division, Boulder, CO

  10:30 AM
Can a gust front tilt horizontal vortex lines to produce a tornado?
Robert Davies-Jones, Emeritus, National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK; and P. Markowski
  11:00 AM
Baroclinic and Barotropic Vorticity in Simulated Near-surface Mesocyclones
Johannes M. L. Dahl, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. D. Parker and L. J. Wicker
  11:15 AM
Toy model simulations of horizontal momentum surges in supercells
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and J. M. L. Dahl
  11:45 AM
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