Session 3 New Techniques and Testbeds I

Monday, 5 November 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Symphony I and II (Loews Vanderbilt Hotel)
Host: 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Angela Lese, NOAA/NWSFO, NOAA's National Weather Service Louisville, Louisville, KY

  1:30 PM
Simulated NWS Tornado Warning Decisions Using Rapid-scan Radar Data
Pamela L. Heinselman, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue, D. M. Kingfield, and R. Hoffman
  1:45 PM
An Evaluation of Tornado Intensity Using Velocity and Strength Attributes from the WSR-88D Mesocyclone Detection Algorithm
Darrel M. Kingfield, Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. G. LaDue and K. L. Ortega
  2:00 PM
Improving tornado intensity estimates using operational Doppler weather radar
Mallie Toth, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp, K. A. Kosiba, and J. Wurman
  2:15 PM
The Experimental Warning Program's 2011 and 2012 Spring Experiments at the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed
Gregory J. Stumpf, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/MDL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, A. Anderson, D. L. Andra Jr., K. M. Kuhlman, J. Gao, G. S. Garfield, D. M. Kingfield, E. Mahoney, C. D. Payne, and C. W. Siewert
  2:30 PM
Realtime 3DVAR Analyses and Evaluation for use in Warning Decisions in the Hazardous Weather Testbed
Kristin M. Kuhlman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith, J. Gao, D. M. Kingfield, and C. Fu
  2:45 PM
The GOES-R Proving Ground: Demonstrating Future Products to Aid Severe Local Storm Forecasting
Steven J. Goodman, NOAA/NESDIS/GOES-R Program Office, Greenbelt, MD; and J. J. Gurka, T. J. Schmit, W. F. Feltz, J. R. Mecikalski, C. W. Siewert, K. M. Kuhlman, and G. T. Stano
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