Severe Convective Storms; Decision Support; Ensemble NWP; Forecast Verification

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Tuesday, 4 February 2014: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM
Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: 26th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 22nd Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Cochairs:  Andrew L. Molthan, Earth Science Office/Short-term Prediction Research and Transition (SPoRT) Center, NASA/MSFC, Huntsville, AL and Kelly M. Mahoney, NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Poster 135 will now be presented as paper 5.2A

Relating Total Lightning and Storm Microphysics to In-Cloud Convective Turbulence
Sarah A. Al-Momar, Plymouth State University, Toledo, OH; and W. Deierling, J. K. Williams, D. R. Adriaansen, and M. K. Politovich

Handout (1022.4 kB)

Assimilating Kentucky Mesonet observations in a real-time forecasting system at the Kentucky Climate Center
Eric Rappin, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY; and R. Mahmood and S. A. Foster

Analysis of Lightning Trends Prior to the Occurrence of Severe Weather Events
Eric Wendoloski, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD; and C. Sloop and C. Liu

Using Total Lightning Cell Tracking to Improve Convective Nowcasts
Mark Hoekzema, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD

Differentiating Between Warned and Unwarned Tornadoes in California
Kayla M. Jordan, WeatherExtreme Ltd., Fallbrook, CA; and S. P. Bone

Climatology of Tornadoes in the British Isles (1980–2012)
Kelsey Mulder, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom; and D. M. Schultz

Handout (11.2 MB)

Synoptic-scale precursors, characteristics, and typing of nocturnal Mesoscale Convective Complexes in the Great Plains
Shawn M. Milrad, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL; and C. M. Kelly

High Resolution WRF Simulation and Climatological Analysis of Severe Weather Events during the North American Monsoon
Megan Jares, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. L. Castro, H. I. Chang, C. Carrillo, J. J. Mazon, J. Stutler, and J. J. Brost

Hurricane Force Winds in Extratropical Cyclones: The Role of Frontogenesis and Frontolysis
Benjamin Albright, Howard Univ., Washington, DC; and J. M. Sienkiewicz

Far Upstream Precursors to Severe and Extreme Weather over the Midwestern United States
Jason M. Cordeira, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH; and N. D. Metz

Verifying WRF ensemble forecasts of updraft helicity
Logan C. Dawson, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and G. Romine, R. J. Trapp, and S. Tessendorf

Multiscale Characteristics of Convection-Allowing Ensemble Perturbation Evolution in Warm Season Precipitation Forecasts
Aaron T. Johnson, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and X. Wang, M. Xue, F. Kong, G. Zhao, Y. Wang, K. W. Thomas, K. Brewster, and J. Gao

Neighborhood-based verification of high resolution ensemble forecast system in KMA
SeHyun Kim, Yonsei Univ, Seoul, South Korea; and H. M. Kim

3D-mask for the ETR Initialization in the NCEP Global Ensemble Forecast System
Juhui Ma, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China; and Y. Zhu

An Automatic Wind Warning System for Construction Projects
Martin Gauthier, RWDI, Calgary, AB, Canada; and R. J. Chapman, J. R. Lundgren, D. M. Cherneski, M. P. Gibbons, and C. De Jong

Development and Testing of a Layer Precipitable Water Product to Aid Forecasting of Heavy Precipitation and Flooding
Stanley Q. Kidder, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and J. M. Forsythe and K. K. Fuell

The Model Evaluation Tools (MET) Update
Tressa L. Fowler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and J. H. Gotway, R. Bullock, T. Jensen, B. Brown, K. Newman, N. Rehak, and J. Prestopnik

USAF Use of an Editable Weather System for Decision Support Services
Jeffrey A. Fries, United States Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, NE