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Lightning Warning and Prediction Using Observations and Models I

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Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Washington State Convention Center
Host: Fifth Conference on the Meteorological Applications of Lightning Data
Chair:  William P. Roeder, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL
Papers:
 
679
Automating Lightning Notification and Communication at Savannah River Site
Steven R. Chiswell, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC; and E. Kabela

Poster PDF (14.7 MB)

 
680
Mesoscale lightning threat guidance for operational use at NWS offices
Pete Saunders, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and H. E. Fuelberg, S. J. Hodanish, J. Mittelstadt, A. I. Watson, and S. Zubrick

 
682
Evaluation of mesoscale lightning threat guidance for the State of Colorado
Stephen J. Hodanish, NOAA/NWS, Pueblo, CO; and P. Wolyn, P. Saunders, H. E. Fuelberg, and A. Gibbs

 
683
The Time Between First Radar Echoes and First VHF Lightning Radiation Source Locations as an Indicator of Eventual Storm Intensity
Patrick T. Hyland, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and W. H. Beasley and S. A. Weiss

 
684
A Study of Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Based on WTLN Total Lighting Data and the WRF Model
Elena Novakovskaia, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD; and C. Liu and S. Heckman

 
685
New Advances in Lightning Forecasting from WFO Grand Junction
P. Frisbie, NOAA/NWSFO, Grand Junction, CO; and M. P. Meyers, J. D. Colton, and J. Daniels

 
686
Vertically integrated ice a new lightning nowcasting tool
Matt Mosier, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX
Manuscript (365.9 kB)

Poster PDF (1.7 MB)

 
687
Observation of winter lightning in the Shonai area railroad weather project: preliminary results
Masahide Nishihashi, MRI, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. I. Shimose, K. Kusunoki, S. Hayashi, K. Bessho, S. Hoshino, K. Arai, Y. Hono, K. Adachi, W. Kato, O. Suzuki, M. Nakazato, W. Mashiko, H. Yamauchi, H. Y. Inoue, and M. Kusume
Manuscript (1.8 MB)

 
688
Using temperature layered VIL as automated lightning warning guidance
William P. Roeder, 45th Weather Squadron, Patrick AFB, FL; and T. M. McNamara
Manuscript (599.4 kB)

Poster PDF (277.7 kB)

 
690
Exploring the use of radar for physically-based nowcasting of lightning cessation
Elise V. Schultz, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and W. A. Petersen and L. D. Carey
Manuscript (5.0 MB)

Poster PDF (747.1 kB)

 
691
Development and testing of operational dual-polarimetric radar based lightning initiation forecast techniques
Crystal J. Woodard, University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and L. D. Carey, W. A. Petersen, M. Scott, and W. P. Roeder
Manuscript (121.1 kB)

 
692
A new scheme for predicting intra-cloud and cloud-to-ground flash densities
Barry Lynn, Weather It Is, LTD, Efrat, Israel; and Y. Yair and C. G. Price