Session 2 Significant Severe Weather Events 2012

Tuesday, 8 January 2013: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom E (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Impacts: Weather 2012
Andrew Freedman, Washington Post Capital Weather Gang Blog, Washington, DC and Klaus E. Wolter, ESRL/Univ of Colorado-CIRES, OAR, Boulder, CO

This session will cover the record setting severe weather event in Hawaii, as well as the April 2012 Derecho event that impacted a large majority of the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic region.

11:15 AM
Subtropical Continental Anticyclones, the “Ring-of-Fire,” and Intense Derechos
Lance F. Bosart, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and C. T. Guastini and R. A. Lazear
11:30 AM
Thermodynamic and Wind Observations During the June 2012 Derecho Passage
Jeff Weber, UCAR, Boulder, CO; and R. Ware, M. Jackson, S. Heckman, and A. C. Czarnetzki
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