Session 6A Observing and Predicting Convective Initiation in the Southeast U.S.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 350/351 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center)
Host: 18th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation
Roy Rasmussen, NCAR, Boulder, CO

1:45 PM
A Statistical Methodology for Coupled Observational and NWP–based 1-4 hour Forecasts of Convective Storm Initiation
John R. Mecikalski, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and C. P. Jewett, U. Narayan, X. Li, and T. Berendes
2:00 PM
An Observational Study of Convection Initiation under Quiescent Conditions in the Southeastern United States
Temple R. Lee, NOAA ATDD/University of Maryland ESSIC, Oak Ridge, TN; and T. P. Meyers, C. B. Baker, J. Kochendorfer, W. Pendergrass, M. Buban, M. W. Heuer, D. Senn, and R. White
2:15 PM
Evaluation of Radiometrics MP-3000A Computed Convective Indices
William Pendergrass, NOAA/OAR/ARL/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN; and T. P. Meyers and R. White
2:45 PM
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