Session 2C Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project (HFIP) II

Monday, 16 April 2018: 10:30 AM-12:15 PM
Champions ABC (Sawgrass Marriott)
Host: 33rd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology
Sundararaman Gopalakrishnan, NOAA/AOML/HRD, Miami, FL
Avichal Mehra, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD

10:30 AM
Role of In-Cloud Turbulent Mixing in the Eyewall and Rainbands in Tropical Cyclone Intensification
Ping Zhu, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL; and B. P. Tyner, J. Zhang, S. Abarca, E. Aligo, F. D. Marks Jr., Z. Zhang, and V. Tallapragada

11:00 AM
A Top-Down Pathway to Secondary Eyewall Formation in Simulated Tropical Cyclones
Bryce Tyner, Florida International Univ., Miami, FL; and P. Zhu, J. A. Zhang, S. G. Gopalakrishnan, F. D. Marks Jr., and V. Tallapragada
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Secondary Eyewalls in HWRF and HMON, Too Few? Too Many?
Sergio Abarca, IMSG and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and L. Zhu, V. Tallapragada, and A. Mehra
11:45 AM
Can the Grell-Freitas Convective Scheme Improve HWRF?
Mrinal K. Biswas, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and K. M. Newman, E. A. Kalina, E. Grell, L. R. Bernardet, G. Grell, L. Carson, and J. Frimel
12:00 PM
Application of Machine Learning for Secondary Eyewall Formation Prediction in HWRF and HMON Models
Keqin Wu, IMSG at NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and S. Abarca, B. Liu, W. Wang, L. Zhu, Z. Zhang, A. Mehra, and V. Tallapragada
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