Climatologies of Severe Weather and Their Environments Part 1

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Wednesday, 5 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

The Increasing Efficiency of Tornado Days in the United States
James Elsner, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and T. H. Jagger and S. Elsner

Reversible CAPE in Tropical Cyclone Tornado Regimes
Roger Edwards, SPC/NWS/NOAA, Norman, OK; and R. L. Thompson
Manuscript (553.7 kB)

Demonstrating the Utility of Conditional Probabilities of Tornado Damage Rating in the Impact-Based Warning Era
Bryan T. Smith, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and R. L. Thompson, A. R. Dean, P. T. Marsh, R. Wagenmaker, M. Hudson, and J. T. Ferree
Manuscript (2.1 MB)

Handout (1.8 MB)

Severe Weather Environments in Central Europe as characterized by proximity soundings
Tomas Pucik, European Severe Storms Laboratory, Wessling, Germany; and P. Groenemeijer, D. Ryva, and M. Kolar

Dynamical Downscaling of Major U.S. Tornado Outbreaks
Kimberly Hoogewind, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and V. A. Gensini

Climatology of tornadoes accompanied by typhoons
Masahiko Ebara, Kochi University, Kochi, Japan; and K. Sassa

Handout (1020.1 kB)

Development of a calibrated proxy for thunderstorm occurrence using lightning and reanalysis data
Anja T. Westermayer, European Severe Storms Laboratory, Wessling, Germany; and G. Pistotnik and P. Groenemeijer

Environments Associated with Slow-Moving Supercells: Tornadic and Nontornadic
Jared W. Leighton, NOAA/NWS, Pleasant Hill, MO; and S. F. Blair and J. M. Boustead

Handout (3.4 MB)