Session 14A IFEX & HFIP II: Model Development and Performance

Friday, 20 April 2012: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Champions DE (Sawgrass Marriott)
Sponsor: 30th Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology

**Indicates paper is being considered for the Max Eaton Student Prize**

Timothy Marchok, NOAA/GFDL, Princeton, NJ
  8:00 AM
Dynamic Initialization for Tropical Cyclone Intensity Prediction
Eric Hendricks, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. S. Peng, T. Li, and X. Ge

  8:15 AM
Operational Implementation of High-Resolution Triple-Nested HWRF at NCEP/EMC - A Major Step Towards Addressing Intensity Forecast Problem
Vijay Tallapragada, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Y. C. Kwon, S. Liu, S. Trahan, Z. Zhang, E. Aligo, C. Kieu, W. Wang, J. Oconnor, R. E. Tuleya, S. Gopalakrishnan, X. Zhang, B. Lapenta, F. D. Marks Jr., and R. L. Gall

  8:30 AM
HWRFV3.2 System: Transition of the High-Resolution, Research Version of HWRF to Operations
Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL; and V. Tallapragada, X. Zhang, S. B. Goldenberg, T. Quirino, K. Yeh, and F. Marks

  8:45 AM
2012 HWRF: Challenges in Bringing a High-Resolution Model to Operations
Sam Trahan, EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Zhang, X. Zhang, S. Gopalakrishnan, V. Tallapragada, M. Page, and T. Quirino

  9:15 AM
Extending Operational HWRF Initialization to Triple-nest HWRF System
Qingfu Liu, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and X. Zhang, S. Trahan, and V. Tallapragada

  9:30 AM
Benchmarking progress towards the HFIP goals – results from the 2011 HFIP Demo
Christopher L. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. G. Brown, T. L. Fowler, E. Gilleland, P. A. Kucera, L. Nance, K. Newman, and C. Zhou

  9:45 AM
Objective evaluation of 2011 HFIP Stream 1.5 candidates
Louisa Nance, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and B. G. Brown, T. L. Fowler, E. Gilleland, P. A. Kucera, K. Newman, C. L. Williams, and C. Zhou