Data Assimilation and Numerical Weather Prediction for Understanding and Predicting Severe Convection and Tornadoes Part 1

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Monday, 3 November 2014: 3:00 PM-4:30 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

Assimilation of convective initiation information derived from GOES satellite data into the Rapid Refresh and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh forecast systems
Tracy Lorraine Smith, NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory/Global Systems Division and CIRA, Boulder, CO; and S. S. Weygandt, C. Alexander, M. Hu, H. Lin, and J. Mecikalski

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Sensitivity of bow-echo forecasts to ensemble and model configuration
John Lawson, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and W. A. Gallus, Jr.

Verifying low-level and midlevel rotation in convection-permitting ensemble forecasts
Logan C. Dawson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp and G. Romine

Assimilation of satellite and radar observations during a convection-resolving Observing System Simulation Experiment
Rebecca M. Cintineo, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and J. A. Otkin, T. A. Jones, S. Koch, L. J. Wicker, and D. J. Stensrud