Session 4 Climate Extremes

Tuesday, 8 January 2013: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: 20th Conference on Applied Climatology
Barbara Mayes Boustead, NOAA/NWS, WFO Omaha/Valley, NE, Valley, NE

3:45 PM
Developing a Localized Climate Extremes Index for Individual State (Formerly Poster 609)
Adrienne M. Wootten, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. Griffin, R. Boyles, and D. F. Zierden
4:00 PM
Chicago Heat Waves: A Climatological Comparison
Bryce T. O'Neill, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and M. E. Woloszyn and J. R. Angel
4:15 PM
A Radar-Based Climatology of Great Plains Thunderstorms
Adam Houston, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; and N. A. Lock and C. D. Oppermann
4:30 PM
Localizing tornado climatology in the contiguous United States: An environmental parameter and convective mode focus
Burkely L. Twiest, The University of Oklahoma/NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK; and B. T. Smith, H. E. Brooks, R. L. Thompson, P. Marsh, A. R. Dean, and C. J. Melick
4:45 PM
A 10 Year Spatial Climatology of Mesoscale Convective Complexes in the Great Plains Region
AnneMarie Giannandrea, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY; and B. Tomaszewski

5:00 PM
GHCNDEX: Global Land-based Datasets for Monitoring Climatic Extremes
Imke Durre, NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI, Asheville, NC; and M. G. Donat, L. V. Alexander, and H. Yang
5:15 PM
Poster 207 will present as 4.8A. Presented by D. A. Zarrow.
- Indicates paper has been withdrawn from meeting
- Indicates an Award Winner