Joint Session 20 Improving communications between the research and operational communities, including HFIP

Tuesday, 25 January 2011: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
615-617 (Washington State Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; and the First Conference on Transition of Research to Operations: Successes, Plans and Challenges )
Zhaoxia Pu, University of Utah, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT

3:30 PM
The Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project: Accomplishments, Lessons Learned, and Challenges
Robert L. Gall, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and F. Toepfer, F. Marks, and E. Rappaport
3:45 PM
The HFIP high resolution hurricane forecast test
Louisa Nance, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Bernardet, S. Bao, B. G. Brown, L. Carson, T. L. Fowler, J. Halley Gotway, C. W. Harrop, E. J. Szoke, E. I. Tollerud, J. Wolff, and H. Yuan
4:00 PM
Application of COAMPS-TC for HFIP
James Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. M. Hodur, S. Chen, J. Cummings, E. Hendricks, T. Holt, H. Jin, Y. Jin, C. S. Liou, J. R. Moskaitis, M. Peng, K. D. Sashegyi, J. Schmidt, and S. Wang
4:15 PM
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Advancing the national ensemble prediction system capability
Anthony Eckel, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. Hilderbrand
5:15 PM
Collaborative efforts by the atmospheric research and operations communities for improving a thunderstorm nowcasting system
Amanda R. S. Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. D. Roberts, M. R. Volkmer, and D. W. Sharp
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