Session 12A Operational Weather Forecasting II: High Impact Weather

Thursday, 27 January 2011: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
613/614 (Washington State Convention Center)
Host: 24th Conference on Weather and Forecasting/20th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Cliff Mass, University of Washington, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA

8:30 AM
New England record rain event of 29–31 March 2010
Richard Grumm, NOAA/NWSFO, State College, PA
8:45 AM
Anticipating a rare event utilizing forecast anomalies: The western U.S. storm of 18–23 January 2010
Randy Graham, NOAA/NWS, Salt Lake City, UT; and R. Grumm, N. Hosenfeld, and T. I. Alcott
9:00 AM
The great Alaska warm-up of January 2009
Shaun E. Baines, NOAA/NWSFO, Anchorage, AK
9:15 AM
Climatology, Life Cycle, and Impacts of Intermountain Cyclones
W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and G. L. West, M. E. Jeglum, T. Lee, L. Bosart, J. Massey, and T. Painter

9:30 AM
Topographic and geographical influences on regional severe tornado maxima
Grayum Vickers, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and J. Cossuth
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