Session 2A Forecast Center Overviews and Model Developments II

Monday, 29 June 2015: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Salon A-2 (Hilton Chicago)
Host: 27th Conference On Weather Analysis And Forecasting/23rd Conference On Numerical Weather Prediction
Jonathan Porter, AccuWeather, Inc, State College, PA and R., Bruce Telfeyan, Air Force Weather Agency, HQ Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt AFB, NE

10:30 AM
Ongoing Development of the Hourly-Updated Version of the NAM Forecast System
Jacob R. Carley, IMSG and NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and E. Rogers, B. S. Ferrier, E. Aligo, W. S. Wu, S. Liu, M. Pyle, X. Zhang, and G. DiMego
10:45 AM
The 2015 Operational Upgrades to the Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR)
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and S. Weygandt, S. Benjamin, D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, T. Smirnova, J. B. Olson, J. Kenyon, G. Grell, E. P. James, J. M. Brown, and H. Lin
11:15 AM
Mesoscale Modeling Development at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction: Near-term plans and future evolution into a high-resolution convective-allowing ensemble system
Eric Rogers, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and G. DiMego, E. Aligo, J. Carley, J. Du, B. Ferrier, Z. Janjic, G. Manikin, M. Pyle, W. S. Wu, S. G. Benjamin, C. Alexander, and M. Hu
11:30 AM
Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) system at NCEP: recent development and future transition
Jun Du, EMC/NCEP/NOAA, College Park, MD; and G. DiMego, D. Jovic, B. Ferrier, B. Yang, and B. Zhou
11:45 AM
The 2015 Upgrade of NCEP's Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS)
Dingchen Hou, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and Y. Zhu, X. Zhou, R. Wobus, J. Peng, Y. Luo, and B. Cui
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