Session 6B Cataloging Tornado Events and Damage

Tuesday, 8 November 2016: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Pavilion Ballroom West (Hilton Portland )
Host: 28th Conference on Severe Local Storms

10:30 AM
About the ASCE Tornado Wind Speed Estimation Standards Committee
James G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS/Office of Chief Learning Officer/Warning Decision Training Division, Norman, OK
10:45 AM
Addressing Interconnections between the Built and Natural Environments through Post-Event Damage Surveys
Franklin T. Lombardo, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL; and C. M. Godfrey and C. J. Peterson
11:00 AM
A Methodology for Improving Tornado Damage-Based Intensity Ratings
Lawrence A. Twisdale Jr., Applied Research Associates, Raleigh, NC; and S. S. Banik, P. J. Vickery, L. Phan, and M. Levitan
11:15 AM
Tornado Database Cleansing and Augmentation for Use in Tornado Risk Modeling
Melissa K. Faletra, Applied Research Associates, Raleigh, NC; and L. A. Twisdale Jr., M. B. Hardy, M. Levitan, and L. Phan
11:30 AM
Development and Implementation of Japanese Enhanced Fujita Scale
Yukio Tamura, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan; and H. Niino, M. Ito, H. Kikitsu, J. Maeda, Y. Okuda, H. Sakata, Y. Shoji, S. Suzuki, and Y. Tanaka
11:45 AM
- Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting
- Indicates an Award Winner