88th Annual Meeting (20-24 January 2008)

Session 8: Use of Lightning Data in the Operational Warning and Decision Making Process

Wednesday, 23 January 2008: 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
222 (Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Chair:  Stephen W. Nesbitt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  4:00 PM
Lightning mapping data as a tool for assessing storm structure and evolution
E. C. Bruning, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and W. D. Rust, D. R. MacGorman, M. I. Biggerstaff, and P. R. Krehbiel

Lightning Observations during an Intense Winter Storm in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin on 1 March 2007

  4:30 PM
Total lightning observations of supercells in the warning decision process over North Central Texas
Christopher M. McKinney, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX; and L. D. Carey and G. R. Patrick

  4:45 PM
  5:00 PM
The Utility of Total Lightning Tools and Technologies - Four Years of Operational Case Studies
Christopher B. Darden, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and J. Burks, D. E. Buechler, J. M. Hall, and S. J. Goodman

  5:15 PM
VHF total lightning mapping data use for thunderstorm nowcasting at weather forecast offices
Nicholas W. S. Demetriades, Vaisala, Inc., Tucson, AZ; and D. E. Buechler, C. B. Darden, G. R. Patrick, and A. Makela

  5:30 PM
A comparison of lightning flashes as observed by the lightning imaging sensor and the North Alabama lightning mapping array
Monte Bateman, Universities Space Research Association, Huntsville, AL; and D. M. Mach, E. W. McCaul Jr., J. Bailey, and H. J. Christian Jr.