Session 20B Organized Convection and Severe Phenomena 4: Tornadoes

Thursday, 31 August 2017: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
Vevey (Swissotel Chicago)
Host: 38th Conference on Radar Meteorology
Casey Griffin, Univ. of Oklahoma, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Norman, OK and Zachary B. Wienhoff, Univ. of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology, Norman, OK

Fourth 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 Tornadoes.

8:00 AM
The TWIRL (Tornado Winds from In-situ and Radars at Low-level) Project: Project Overview and Combined Radar-in Situ-damage Analyses
Karen A. Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and J. Wurman and P. Robinson

8:15 AM
8:30 AM
8:45 AM
9:15 AM
Recent Results Using RaXPol to Document Tornadogenesis and Recent Upgrades to the Radar
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and B. L. Cheong, Z. B. Wienhoff, D. W. Reif, and K. J. Thiem
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