Session 21B Organized Convection and Severe Phenomena 3: PECAN

Thursday, 31 August 2017: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Vevey (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Daniel M. Stechman, Univ. of Illinois, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Urbana, IL and Kevin Knupp, Univ. of Alabama, Severe Weather Institute - Radar and Lightning Laboratories, Huntsville, AL

Third session on studies of impactful events including multi-instrument and multi-platform retrievals (e.g., Multi-Doppler). Covers many scales from tornadoes and microbursts to winter events and hurricanes. Focus on the PECAN Campaign.

11:00 AM
An Examination of the 20 June 2015 Covective Initiation Event during PECAN
Brianna M. Lund, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and K. Knupp
11:15 AM
Nocturnal Elevated Convective Storm Initiation: PECAN 4 July Hailstorm
James W. Wilson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. W. Reif, R. D. Roberts, S. B. Trier, and T. Weckwerth
11:30 AM
Kinematics, Thermodynamics, and Microphysics of the 25-26 June 2015 Kansas MCS during PECAN
Rachel L. Miller, Univ. of Oklahoma and CIMMS and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. L. Ziegler, M. I. Biggerstaff, and A. A. Alford
11:45 AM
Kinematics and Thermodynamics of Nocturnal Tornadogenesis in the Severe 5-6 July 2015 South Dakota MCS During PECAN
Conrad L. Ziegler, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and M. I. Biggerstaff, M. C. Coniglio, M. D. Flournoy, E. R. Mansell, T. J. Schuur, R. L. Miller, and A. A. Alford
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