88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Session 6: Lightning Prediction Using Observations and Models

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
222 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  Christopher B. Darden, NOAA/NWS
  11:00 AM
Use of high-resolution WRF simulations to forecast lightning threat
Eugene W. McCaul Jr., USRA, Huntsville, AL; and K. M. LaCasse, S. J. Goodman, and D. J. Cecil

  11:15 AM
The warning time for cloud-to-ground lightning in isolated, ordinary thunderstorms over Houston, Texas
Nathan C. Clements, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and R. E. Orville


  11:30 AM
Cloud-to-ground lightning warnings using total lightning mapping and electric field mill observations
Martin J. Murphy, Vaisala Inc., Tucson, AZ; and R. L. Holle and N. W. S. Demetriades

Poster PDF (80.4 kB)
  11:45 AM
Empirical forecasting of lightning cessation at the Kennedy Space Center
Geoffrey T. Stano, ENSCO/SPoRT, Huntsville, AL; and H. E. Fuelberg and W. P. Roeder