Session 13B Tornadoes 2

Thursday, 25 October 2018: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Pinnacle AB (Stoweflake Mountain Resort )
Host: 29th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Brice Evan Coffer, University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK

2:00 PM
What Is the Role of the Gust Front in Tornadogenesis?
Adam L. Houston, Univ. of Nebraska−Lincoln, Lincoln, NE; and C. C. Weiss, B. Argrow, and E. W. Frew
2:15 PM
Exploring the Utility of New Diagnostics for Low-Level Rotation in High-Resolution Rapid Refresh version 3 (HRRRv3) Forecasts
Logan C. Dawson, I.M. Systems Group, Inc. and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and G. S. Manikin, B. T. Blake, C. R. Alexander, I. L. Jirak, and M. E. Pyle
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Reevaluating Performance in the Statistical Metrics for National Weather Service Tornado Warnings
Gregory M. Schoor, NWS/AFSO/FSD, Norman, OK; and J. G. Gibbs and J. P. Camp
3:00 PM
Diagnosing Tornado Probability—Is Estimated Wind Speed Data More Useful than EF-Scale Rating Data?
Bryan T. Smith, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and R. L. Thompson, D. Spegeher, A. R. Dean, and C. D. Karstens
3:15 PM
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