Session 5B NOAA's Next Generation Global Prediction System

Tuesday, 5 June 2018: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Colorado B (Grand Hyatt Denver)
Host: 25th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
John S. Kain, NOAA, NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD and Sam Ng, Metropolitan State University, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Denver, CO

8:00 AM
Building NOAA's Next Generation Global Prediction System
Ivanka Stajner, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Toepfer, V. Tallapragada, S. Warren, H. L. Tolman, N. P. Kurkowski, and T. L. Schneider
8:45 AM
Evaluation of FV3 Convection-Allowing Forecasts over CONUS using Different Physics Schemes during the 2018 Hazardous Weather Testbed Spring Experiment
Chunxi Zhang, CAPS, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, T. A. Supinie, N. Snook, K. A. Brewster, F. Kong, K. Thomas, L. Harris, and S. J. Lin
9:00 AM
Plans to Evolve HWRF to a Regional FV3-based Hurricane Model within NOAA’s Unified Forecasting Strategy
Nicole P. Kurkowski, NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Rappaport, F. Toepfer, F. Marks, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, V. Tallapragada, M. DeMaria, I. Stajner, and T. L. Schneider
9:15 AM
Facilitating Development of Physical Parameterizations for NOAA's Unified Forecast System
Ligia Bernardet, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, NOAA/GSD and Developmental Testbed Center, Boulder, CO; and G. J. Firl, J. S. Kain, V. Tallapragada, F. Toepfer, and B. Gross
9:30 AM
Impact of Stochastic Physics in FV3-GEFS—Preliminary Results
Walter Kolczynski Jr., NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC via IMSG, College Park, MD; and B. Fu, P. Pegion, Y. Zhu, and D. Hou
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