89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Joint Poster Session 2: Observations/Studies of High—Impact Weather in Urban Regions

Tuesday, 13 January 2009: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Cochairs:  Pavlos Kollias, McGill University and Bart Nijssen, 3TIER, Inc.
Observations of fronts from the Helsinki Testbed mesoscale observing network
David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and M. Leskinen

Development and Implementation of Multi-Scale Urban Test Beds
Samuel P. Williamson, Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology, Silver Spring, MD; and W. D. Bach Jr. and W. R. Pendergrass

Diagnostic studies of extreme temperature events using modern reanalysis datasets
Robert X. Black, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; and B. Miller and J. C. Furtado

The importance of elevated mixed layers in urban heat eave events east of the Rockies
Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Cordeira and L. F. Bosart

Analysis of air transport patterns bringing dust storms to El Paso, Texas
Nancy Ivette Rivera Rivera, Univ. of Texas, El Paso, TX; and K. A. Gebhart, T. E. Gill, J. L. Hand, D. J. Novlan, and R. M. Fitzgerald

Poster PDF (601.0 kB)
Analysis of extreme rainfall events near Austin, TX and Coffeyville, KS, during summer 2007
Kevin H. Goebbert, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and N. Snook, C. M. Shafer, and A. D. Schenkman

Development of a detailed database of flash flood observations
Jessica Marie Erlingis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, T. Smith, and K. L. Ortega

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
The Phoenix Rainfall Index (PRI)
Paul M. Iñiguez, NOAA/NWS, Tempe, AZ

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
An evaluation of brightness temperatures simulated by various WRF-ARW microphysical algorithms for an atmospheric river event affecting the California coast
Isidora Jankov, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and M. Sengupta, L. Grasso, D. Coleman, D. Zupanski, M. Zupanski, L. Daniel, and R. Brummer

Southwest Florida warm season tornado development
Jennifer M. Collins, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; and C. H. Paxton, D. G. Noah, and A. N. Williams

Poster PDF (737.9 kB)