89th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting

Poster Session 1: Lightning Prediction and Operational Applications

Monday, 12 January 2009: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall 5 (Phoenix Convention Center)
Chair:  Nicholas W. Demetriades, Vaisala, Inc.
Evaluation of the lightning watch and warning program for NASA's Johnson Space Center

Lightning prediction by WFO Grand Junction using model data and graphical forecast editor smart tools
P. Frisbie, NOAA/NWSFO, Grand Junction, CO; and J. D. Colton and M. P. Meyers

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Lightning forecasting before the first strike
James J. Stagliano Jr., Propagation Research Associates, Inc., Marietta, GA; and B. Valant-Spaight, J. C. Kerce, G. M. Hall, R. D. Bock, E. J. Holder, and S. F. Dugas

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Predicting lightning potential on different time scales—a conceptual model and first results
Wiebke Deierling, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Kessinger and E. Nelson

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Using the perfect prognosis technique for predicting cloud-to-ground lightning in mainland Alaska
Phillip D. Bothwell, NOAA/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and D. Buckey

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Climatology of cloud-to-ground lightning in mainland Alaska
David Buckey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

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An Operational Perspective of Total Lightning Information
David J. Nadler, NOAA/NWS, Huntsville, AL; and C. B. Darden, G. T. Stano, and D. Buechler


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A Statistical Framework for the Development and Evaluation of a Lightning Jump Algorithm
Lawrence D. Carey, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and C. J. Schultz

Real-time Processing and Display of Lightning Mapping Array Data
Harald E. Edens, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM; and W. Rison, S. J. Hunyady, R. J. Thomas, P. R. Krehbiel, and W. P. Winn