Session 5B Operational and Social Responses to Severe Weather

Tuesday, 8 November 2016: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Pavilion Ballroom West (Hilton Portland )
Host: 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA/OAR/Office of Weather and Air Quality, Visiting Scientist Program, Silver Spring, MD

8:45 AM
Beyond probability: Providing information to warning forecasters using the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-forecast system for ensembles (NEWS-e)
James Correia Jr., Univ. of Oklahoma/CIMMS and NOAA/NWS/SPC, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue, K. H. Knopfmeier, C. Karstens, and D. M. Wheatley
9:00 AM
The Impact of Severe Weather on Traffic Volume
Gabriel S. Garfield, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and R. Smith
9:15 AM
Tornadoes in Europe: An Underestimated Threat
Bogdan Antonescu, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; and D. M. Schultz, P. Groenemeijer, and A. M. Holzer
9:30 AM
A Billion Dollar Flash Flood in Toronto - Challenges for Forecasting and Nowcasting
David Sills, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada; and A. Ashton, S. Knott, S. Boodoo, J. Klaassen, S. BĂ©lair, and Y. H. Yang
9:45 AM
Observed and Forecast Changes In United States Tornado Exposure
Stephen M. Strader, Villanova Univ., Villanova, PA; and W. S. Ashley, T. J. Pingel, and A. Krmenec
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