Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year (Expanded View)

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Compact View of Conference

Saturday, 13 January 2007
7:30 AM-10:00 AM, Saturday
Student Conference Registration
Sunday, 14 January 2007
7:30 AM-9:00 AM, Sunday, East Registration
Short Course Registration
9:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sunday, East Registration
Conference Registration
Monday, 15 January 2007
7:30 AM-6:00 PM, Monday, East Registration
Registration continues through Thursday, 18 January
9:00 AM-10:15 AM, Monday
Plenary Session for the Presidential Forum (Presidential Forum will then run parallel to other sessions throughout the day)
5:30 PM-7:30 PM, Monday, Exhibit Hall D
Formal Opening of Exhibits with Reception (Cash Bar)
Tuesday, 16 January 2007
8:25 AM-9:45 AM, Tuesday, Ballroom C2
Session 1 Major International Events
Chair: Joseph Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/NSSL/SPC, Norman, OK
8:25 AMWelcoming Remarks  
8:30 AM1.1International Events  
Klaus E. Wolter, NOAA/ERL/CDC, Boulder, CO
9:00 AM1.2Tropical Cyclones in the Western North Pacific  
Shoji Kusunoki, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and N. Mannoji
9:30 AM1.3Unusual European Weather  
Roger Brugge, University of Reading, Reading, Berks., United Kingdom
9:45 AM-11:00 AM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall C
Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
11:00 AM-6:00 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Exhibits Open
11:00 AM-12:15 PM, Tuesday, Ballroom C2
Joint Panel Discussion 1 Summer 2006 Extreme Drought, Floods, Heat (Joint between the Impacts of 2006's Weather: Major Stories of the Year and the AMS Forum: Climate Change Manifested by Changes in Weather)
Panelists: Roger S. Pulwarty, (Drought in the Southwest) NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, CO; David R. Vallee, (Floods in New England) NOAA/NWS, Taunton, MA; Timothy J. Brown, (Wildfires in the Plains) DRI, Reno, NV; Laurence S. Kalkstein, (The Heat Stress Index) Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE; David Runyan, (Summer Heat Wave) NOAA/NWS, Phoenix, AZ
Moderator: Randall M. Dole, NOAA-CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO
11:00 AMDrought in the Southwest   wrf recording
Roger Pulwarty, NOAA/CIRES/CDC, Boulder, CO
11:10 AMFloods in New England   wrf recording
David R. Vallee, NOAA/NWS, Taunton, MA
11:20 AMWildfires in the Plains   wrf recording
Timothy J. Brown, DRI, Reno, NV
11:30 AMThe Heat Stress Index   wrf recording
Laurence S. Kalkstein, Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE
11:40 AMSummer Heat Wave  
David Runyan, NOAA/NWS, Phoenix, AZ
11:50 AMPanel Discussion  
12:00 PM-1:30 PM, Tuesday
Lunch Break
1:30 PM-3:00 PM, Tuesday, Ballroom C2
Panel Discussion 1 Weather Impacts on Sports and Entertainment Venues
Panelists: Ronald L. Holle, (Lightning) Vaisala, Tucson, AZ; Scott Rae, (Dallas Metro Tornado Risk Study) North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, TX; Leslie R. Lemon, (The Severe Storm Threat to Large Event Venues) Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK; Jim Kramper, (The Bush Stadium Microburst) NOAA/NWS, St. Charles, MO
Moderator: Christopher W. Landsea, NOAA/NWS/TPC/NHC, Miami, FL
1:30 PMLightning  
Ronald L. Holle, Vaisala, Tucson, AZ
1:45 PMDallas Metro Tornado Risk Study  
Scott Rae, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Arlington, TX
2:00 PMThe Severe Storm Threat to Large Event Venues   wrf recording
Leslie R. Lemon, Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS, Norman, OK
2:15 PMThe Bush Stadium Microburst   wrf recording
Jim Kramper, NOAA/NWS, St. Charles, MO
2:30 PMPanel Discussion  
2:45 PMSkyGuard Warning for St. Louis Cardinals   wrf recording
3:00 PMRMeTS Journals now Published by Wiley   wrf recording
3:00 PM-3:30 PM, Tuesday, Exhibit Hall D
Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday, Ballroom C2
Session 2 Notable U.S. Weather during 2006
Chair: Eileen Shea, NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC, Honolulu, HI
3:30 PM2.1U.S. Hurricane Season  
James L. Franklin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/TPC, Miami, FL
3:45 PM2.2U.S. Tornado Season  
Joseph T. Schaefer, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and D. W. McCarthy and G. W. Carbin
4:00 PM2.3U.S. Winter Weather  
Paul J. Kocin, Atlanta, GA
4:15 PM2.4Forty Days of Rain: March Madness in Paradise  
Nezette Rydell, NOAA/NWSFO, Honolulu, HI; and M. Marshall
4:45 PM2.5The State of Tsunami Science and Warnings Two Years After the Sumatra Tsunami  
Eddie N. Bernard, NOAA/PMEL/TIME, Seattle, WA
5:30 PM-5:00 PM, Tuesday
Sessions end for the day
Wednesday, 17 January 2007
5:30 PM-6:45 PM, Wednesday, Exhibit Hall D
Reception in Exhibit Hall (Cash Bar)
7:00 PM-9:30 PM, Wednesday, Ballroom C123
AMS Annual Awards Banquet

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