Supercell/tornado research

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall C3 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: The Current State of the Science and Understanding Impacts
Cochairs:  Daniel J. Miller, NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Duluth, MN and Adam L. Houston, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Recent Developments in Our Understanding of Tornadic Storms
Yvette P. Richardson, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA; and P. M. Markowski, J. Marquis, and R. M. Hastings

The Impact of Squall Line-generated environmental perturbations on isolated convective storms
Adam J. French, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD

Handout (3.5 MB)

A Numerical Simulation of a Long-Track EF5 Tornado Embedded Within a Supercell
Leigh Orf, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI; and R. Wilhelmson and L. J. Wicker

Handout (37.5 MB)

Potential Vorticity Upscale Feedbacks Observed During the Mesoscale Predictability Experiment (MPEX)
Joseph M. Woznicki, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; and R. J. Trapp

Mobile, polarimetric Doppler radar observations of supercell hook echoes during VORTEX2
Michael M. French, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. J. Wicker, D. W. Burgess, and E. R. Mansell

The 6 May 2010 Elevated Supercell During VORTEX2
Christopher W. MacIntosh, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and M. D. Parker