Recent Improvements in Rapid Refresh and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Forecasts of Severe Convective Storm Initiation

Jaymes S. Kenyon, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory, and CIRES/University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. B. Olson, J. Brown, C. R. Alexander, S. Benjamin, D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, E. P. James, T. G. Smirnova, and S. S. Weygandt