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Observations of Tornadoes and Supercells Part 2

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Thursday, 6 November 2014: 3:00 PM-4:15 PM
Capitol Ballroom AB (Madison Concourse Hotel)
Host: 27th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Organizers:  Curtis R. Alexander, Global Systems Division, NOAA/Earth Systems Research Laboratory/Global Systems Division and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO and Karen A. Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO

Papers:
 
160
An Analysis of the 27 April 2014 Severe Weather event: The Mayflower-Vilonia-El Paso tornadic storm
Christopher C. Buonanno, NOAA/NWS, North Little Rock, AR; and J. A. Lewis III, W. Gilmore, B. D. Smith, C. Rickard, C. Dalton, and S. Clarke

 
161
A Parametric Wind-Pressure Relationship for Concentric Cyclostrophic Vortices
Vincent T. Wood, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and R. L. Tanamachi and L. W. White

Handout (2.0 MB) Handout (2.8 MB)

 
162
Damage Survey of the Mayflower-Vilonia, Arkansas Tornado
Timothy P. Marshall, Haag Engineering Co., Irving, TX; and J. Robinson, E. Kiesling, and L. Tanner
Manuscript (1.9 MB)

 
163
Integrated Observations of a Near-Surface Based Supercell Located Behind a Gust Front
Anthony W. Lyza, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. Apke, K. S. Pennington, and K. Knupp
Manuscript (921.1 kB)

Handout (3.3 MB)

 
164
The 6 May 2010 Elevated Supercell During VORTEX2
Christopher W. MacIntosh, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. D. Parker

 
167
An Examination of the Radar and Lightning Characteristics of the El Reno Tornado
Jenny Reed, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, GA; and J. M. Trostel

 
169
Development of Tornadic Debris Signature Guidance Using Polarimetric WSR-88D Data
Darrel M. Kingfield, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Degelia, K. L. Ortega, J. C. Snyder, T. M. Smith, and A. V. Ryzhkov

Handout (4.2 MB)

 
171
Analysis of Polarimetric Tornado Debris Signatures Observed by WSR-88D Associated with Significant Tornadoes
Steven E. Nelson, NOAA/NWS Forecast Office, Peachtree City, GA; and J. R. Banghoff

 
172
Examination of debris loading effects on tornado dynamics using a Large-Eddy Simulation model and W-band mobile radar measurements
David J. Bodine, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and T. Maruyama, R. D. Palmer, C. Fulton, and H. B. Bluestein
Manuscript (1.8 MB)

 
174
Rapid-Update Radar Observations of Downbursts
Charles M. Kuster, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman and T. J. Schuur

 
175
An Integrated Damage, Visual, and Radar Analysis of the 2013 Moore, Oklahoma EF5 Tornado
Nolan T. Atkins, Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, VT; and K. M. Butler, K. R. Flynn, and R. Wakimoto

 
176
Low-level vertical wind structure in tornadoes
Karen A. Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman

 
177
Measurement of Tsukuba tornado with particle image velocimetry
Koji Sassa, Kochi University, Kochi, Japan; and H. Miyagi and H. Yamauchi

Handout (3.6 MB)

 
178
High-resolution Tornado Damage Surveys Compared to Doppler Velocity-derived Rotational Strength Parameters
Kiel L. Ortega, National Weather Center, Norman, OK ; and J. G. LaDue, T. C. Meyer, and D. M. Kingfield

Handout (1.9 MB)

 
179
The Doppler On Wheels NSF Lower Atmospheric Observing Facility
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and K. A. Kosiba, P. Robinson, B. pereira, R. Humphrey, and T. Meyer

 
180
Impacts of Radar Scan Time on Observed 31 May 2013 Supercell Evolution: An Operational Perspective
Charles Kuster, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman and M. D. Austin