Major Weather Impacts of 2016

Program Chairs: Tanja E. Fransen , NOAA/NWS ; Klaus E. Wolter , ESRL/Univ of Colorado-CIRES

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Sunday, 22 January 2017

7:30 AM-9:00 AM: Sunday, 22 January 2017


Registration for Student Conference and Short Courses
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

9:00 AM-6:00 PM: Sunday, 22 January 2017


Registration Open for Annual Meeting
Location: Skybridge (Washington State Convention Center )

Monday, 23 January 2017

1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017

Recording files available
Lecture 1
Walter Orr Roberts Lecture
Location: Conference Center: Tahoma 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the Seventh Symposium on Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Second Symposium on US-International Partnerships; and the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment )
Speaker: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Columbia University
1:30 PM
L1.1

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Monday, 23 January 2017


Reception and Exhibits Opening
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 1
Global Weather Impacts in 2016
Location: Ballroom 6E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
8:30 AM
1.1
International Weather and Climate Events of 2016
Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO
9:00 AM
1.2
9:45 AM
1.5
El Niño in 2015-16: The View from Kiritimati Island
Leslie M. Hartten, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado and NOAA/ESRL/PSD, Boulder, CO; and S. Abbott, T. Falkland, P. E. Johnston, H. A. McColl, J. D. Parks, X. W. Quan, and K. Tuevi

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Coffee Break
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 2
Major US Floods in 2016
Location: Ballroom 6E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
Paper 2.1 has been moved. It is now Paper 2.2A

Paper 2.2 has been moved. It is now Poster 914.A

10:45 AM
2.2A
11:00 AM
2.3
The West Virginia Historic and Devastating Floods of 23 June 2016: Summary of Impacts and National Weather Service Decision Support Services
Peter Corrigan, NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Blacksburg VA, Blacksburg, VA; and S. J. Keighton, R. Stonefield, and R. H. Grumm
11:30 AM
2.5

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 3
Major Weather Impacts in 2016 (US and Global)
Location: Ballroom 6E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
1:30 PM
3.1
An Analysis of the Record Breaking April 2016 San Antonio Hail Storm
Nicholas L. Hampshire, NOAA/NWS, New Braunfels, TX; and B. M. Fogarty
2:15 PM
3.4

2:30 PM-4:00 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )

Poster Session 1
Major Weather Impacts of 2016 (Poster Session)
Location: Washington State Convention Center
Host: Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado; Ryan Lingo, California University of Pennsylvania
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Poster 914 has been moved. It is now paper 2.1A

914.A
IDSS During Historic Flooding Across Parts of Texas and Louisiana in March 2016
Brian Hoeth, NOAA/NWS, Fort Worth, TX; and G. Waller, D. Giardino, J. McNatt, K. M. Van Speybroeck, and M. Wiley

4:00 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Recording files available
Session 4
Major US Weather Impacts in 2016
Location: Ballroom 6E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Major Weather Impacts of 2016
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
4:15 PM
4.2
What We Should have Learned from Snowzilla (But Probably Didn't) (Invited Presentation)
Angela Fritz, Capital Weather Gang/The Washington Post, Washington, DC

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

1:30 PM-2:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Lecture 2
Horton Lecture
Location: 602 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the 20th Conference of Atmospheric Science Librarians International; the Second Symposium on Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability; the Observation Symposium: Progress, Problems, and Prospects; the 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies; the 29th Conference on Climate Variability and Change; the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction; the 26th Symposium on Education; the 21st Conference on Integrated Observing and Assimilation Systems for the Atmosphere, Oceans, and Land Surface; the 19th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry; the 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology; the 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences; the 15th Symposium on the Coastal Environment; the 14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography; the 14th Conference on Space Weather; the 13th Annual Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems; the Major Weather Impacts of 2016; the 13th Symposium of the Urban Environment; the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; the Ninth Symposium on Aerosol–Cloud–Climate Interactions; the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; the Eighth Conference on Environment and Health; the Eighth Symposium on Lidar Atmospheric Applications; the Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data; the Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations; the 31st Conference on Hydrology; the Fifth Symposium on the Weather, Water, and Climate Enterprise; the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events; the Fifth AMS Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation; the Fifth Symposium on Prediction of the Madden-Julian Oscillation: Processes, Prediction and Impact; the Third Symposium on High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate; the Special Symposium on Greening the Built Environment; and the Events )
Organizer: John B. Eylander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lecturer: Hoshin V. Gupta, University of Arizona
Cochairs: Michael Ek, NOAA; David J. Gochis, NCAR; John N. McHenry, Baron Advanced Meteorological Systems, LLC
1:30 PM
L2.1

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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Awards Banquet Reception
Location: 4AB (Washington State Convention Center )
5:30 PM
Awards Banquet Reception

7:00 PM-10:00 PM: Wednesday, 25 January 2017

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97th AMS Awards Banquet
Location: Ballroom 6ABCE (Washington State Convention Center )
7:00 PM
97th AMS Awards Banquet