Poster Session 3 Forecast System Development and Applications

Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Host: 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Of weather prediction without models II
M. Jeremie Lafitte (Levitas), Metivdata, Safed, Israel

Human improvement to NWP at the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
David R. Novak, NOAA/NWS/HPC, Camp Springs, MD; and K. F. Brill, C. Bailey, M. Eckert, D. Petersen, R. Rausch, and M. Schichtel
Manuscript (402.9 kB)

An overview of NRL's atmospheric global modeling and research
Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Flatau, J. Hansen, T. F. Hogan, Y. J. Kim, R. H. Langland, M. Liu, J. McLay, J. R. Moskaitis, M. Peng, J. A. Ridout, K. C. Viner, T. R. Whitcomb, and E. Serra

Evaluation of retrospective forecasts from 2010 HFIP Stream 1.5 candidates
Christopher L. Williams, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Nance, B. G. Brown, K. Crosby, M. Harrold, T. L. Jensen, and P. A. Kucera

Community Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) work at the Developmental Testbed Center
Shaowu Bao, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and L. R. Bernardet, C. W. Harrop, D. Stark, and L. Carson
Manuscript (53.2 kB)

Diagnosis of operational model track forecast error for Hurricane Ike (2008)
Michael J. Brennan, NOAA/NWS/NHC, Miami, FL; and S. J. Majumdar

Handout (19.6 MB)

Development of GRAPES_Meso system and its performance
Jian Sun, Center for Numerical Weather Prediction/CMA, Beijing, China; and X. Shen, D. Chen, and J. Xue

On the improvement of cloud radiation in GRAPES global model and its forecast impact
Qiying Chen, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China; and X. Z. Liang

Comparison experiments between GRAPES_Meso and WRF
LianTang Deng, China Meterological Administration, Beijing, China; and Y. Su Sr. and D. Chen Sr.

Moistening and heating effects of convection simulated in the JMA global NWP model
Takuya Komori, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan

Validation of the 10-meter Winds from WRF Mesoscale Forecast over Puerto Rico
Gian A. Villamil, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, PR; and A. F. Adames, I. Del Valle, A. Marrero, D. Pérez-Betancourt, R. Rios, P. Sanchez, and L. F. Bejarano

Aviation applications of a new generation of mesoscale numerical weather prediction system of the Hong Kong Observatory
W.K. Wong, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and P. W. Chan and I. Ng
Manuscript (3.4 MB)

Verification of NWP turbulence intensity guidance using eddy dissipation rate from aircraft data
W.K. Wong, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, Hong Kong; and P. W. Chan and C. M. Li
Manuscript (1.4 MB)

Demonstrating the operational value of Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) retrieved profiles in the pre-convective environment
Danielle M. Kozlowski, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and B. T. Zavodsky and G. J. Jedlovec
Manuscript (824.8 kB)

Handout (1.6 MB)

Forecasting lake-effect precipitation in the Great Lakes region using NASA enhanced satellite data
Michelle L. Cipullo, North Carolina State University, Salisbury, NC; and A. L. Molthan, J. L. Case, and G. J. Jedlovec
Manuscript (1.1 MB)

Handout (1.5 MB)

Deep convection initiation in the WRF model
Elizabeth A. Rockwell, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud

CAPS Multi-Model Storm-Scale Ensemble Forecast for the NOAA HWT 2010 Spring Experiment
Fanyou Kong, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Xue, K. W. Thomas, Y. Wang, K. A. Brewster, X. Wang, J. Gao, S. J. Weiss, A. J. Clark, J. S. Kain, M. C. Coniglio, and J. Du
Manuscript (1.7 MB)

The severe thunderstorm forecasting component of the 2010 NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed spring experiment
Steven J. Weiss, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and A. J. Clark, I. L. Jirak, C. J. Melick, C. W. Siewert, R. Sobash, P. T. Marsh, A. R. Dean, M. Xue, F. Kong, K. W. Thomas, J. Du, R. S. Schneider, J. S. Kain, and M. C. Coniglio

Recent enhancements to real-time probabilistic thunderstorm guidance products from a time-lagged ensemble of High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) forecasts
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and D. A. Koch, S. S. Weygandt, T. G. Smirnova, S. G. Benjamin, and E. P. James

Addressing convective-scale forecast challenges with the High Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Model
Eric P. James, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and C. R. Alexander, S. S. Weygandt, S. G. Benjamin, and J. M. Brown

Downslope Wind Forecasts in a Mountainous Region: Assessing Uncertainty in High-Resolution Modeling over the Las Vegas Forecast Zone
Andre Pattantyus, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL; and S. Chiao, S. Czyzyk, and M. J. Staudenmaier Jr.
Manuscript (582.5 kB)

Handout (312.5 kB)

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