Session 4 Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication

Program Chair: Glen Romine , NCAR

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

8:55 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 1
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation Needs to Advance Research, Prediction and Communication, Part I
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication
Chair: Glen Romine, NCAR
8:55 AM
Introductory Remarks

9:30 AM
1.2
Really Awesome Devices Advancing Research (Invited Presentation)
Karen Kosiba, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO

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
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation Needs to Advance Research, Prediction and Communication, Part II
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication
Chair: Glen S. Romine, NCAR
10:30 AM
2.1
Observations of Severe Storm Cold Pools and Environments (Invited Presentation)
Yvette Richardson, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
11:30 AM
2.3
Tornado and Flash Flood (TORFF) Warnings: Operational Challenges during Multiple Hazards (Invited Presentation)
Jen Henderson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA; and R. S. Schumacher and E. R. Nielsen

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
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation Needs to Advance Research, Prediction and Communication, Part III
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication
Chair: Glen S. Romine, NCAR
1:30 PM
3.1
Observation Impacts in Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction (Invited Presentation)
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. James, M. Hu, and S. G. Benjamin
2:00 PM
3.2

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
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication, POSTERS
Location: 4E (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication
917
Synoptic Environments and Characteristics of Convection Reaching Tropopause over the Northeast China
Nana Liu, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, United States, TX; and C. Liu

918
Properties of Hail Storms over China and the United States from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
Xiang Ni, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX; and C. Liu, Q. Zhang, and D. J. Cecil

Handout (2.7 MB)

921
Kinematic and Polarimetric Observations of Tornadic Debris in the 10 May 2010 Norman, OK Supercell
Casey B. Griffin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine and R. D. Palmer

923
924
Can Observational Constraints Ever Be Sufficient to Properly Predict a Severe Storm?
Frederic Fabry, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

925
Filling the Vertical Gap in Severe Local Storms Research: New Opportunities using Vertically Continuous Radar Imaging
James M. Kurdzo, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, A. Mahre, F. Nai, C. B. Griffin, and R. D. Palmer

928
Tornadic mesocyclone wind retrievals from radar observations
Qin Xu, NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Wei and K. Nai
Manuscript (3.3 MB)

Handout (3.3 MB)

929
High-Temporal Resolution Observations of Severe Convective Storms Using the Atmospheric Imaging Radar
Casey B. Griffin, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Bodine, J. M. Kurdzo, A. Mahre, R. D. Palmer, J. Lujan Jr., and A. Byrd

930
A Multi-Radar, Multi-Sensor-based Hail Climatology for the CONUS: 2000-2011
Derek Rosseau, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, A. E. Reinhart, and H. Obermeier

Handout (5.8 MB)

931
Analysis of a Severe MCS and Nocturnal Tornadogenesis sampled by PECAN on 5 July 2015
Matthew D. Flournoy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. C. Coniglio, K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, C. L. Ziegler, R. S. Schumacher, M. D. Parker, E. R. Mansell, M. I. Biggerstaff, and T. J. Schuur

933
Expanding existing observations of the pre-storm environment using a time series of high-spectral resolution infrared sounder retrievals
Elisabeth Weisz, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and W. L. Smith Sr., R. E. Schultz, K. Strabala, and A. Huang

934
Progress of the ASCE Wind Speed Estimation Standards Committee
James G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS/Warning Decision Training Division, Norman, OK; and M. Levitan, J. Wurman, C. Karstens, F. T. Lombardo, B. W. MacAloney II, T. M. Brown-Giammanco, W. L. Coulbourne, J. A. Womble, and J. P. Camp

935
Thermodynamical Retrieval in Severe Local Storm from Dual Rapid-Volume-Scan Observations during Summer Seasons in Tokyo Metropolitan Region, Japan
Shingo Shimizu, National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience, Tsukuba, Japan; and K. Iwanami, T. Maesaka, S. I. Suzuki, N. Sakurai, and Y. Shusse

937
939
An Overview of Texas Tech Operations during VORTEX-SE 2016
Christopher C. Weiss, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; and E. C. Bruning, J. Dahl, D. C. Dowell, C. R. Alexander, A. J. Hill, and V. C. Chmielewski

945
Characterize Environmental Conditions around Convective Storm with Airborne Raman lidar
Zhien Wang, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; and D. Wu, L. Guo, D. M. Mueller, B. Geerts, and M. Deng

947
The Oddities of Hail Observations: Just How Big is a Golf Ball?
John T. Allen, Central Michigan University, Mt Pleasant, MI; and M. K. Tippett

948
High Temporal Resolution Profiles of the Near Storm Environment During the 13 July 2015 Nickerson, Kansas, Tornado
Timothy J. Wagner, CIMSS/Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; and K. R. Cook and W. G. Blumberg

949
Initial Results from MYRORSS: A Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor Climatology of the United States
Travis M. Smith, Univ. of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, K. M. Calhoun, C. Karstens, D. M. Kingfield, R. A. Lagerquist, M. C. Mahalik, A. McGovern, T. C. Meyer, H. Obermeier, A. E. Reinhart, and B. R. Smith

951
Early Hazard Warning Potential of Trinidad and Tobago's Weather Radar
Arlene Laing, CIRA and NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and B. Baker, K. Kerr, C. Subrath-Ali, P. Wellington, G. De Souza, and M. Noel

Handout (9.8 MB)

4:00 PM-5:35 PM: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

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Session 4
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation Needs to Advance Research, Prediction and Communication, Part IV
Location: Conference Center: Chelan 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication
Chair: Glen S. Romine, NCAR
4:30 PM
4.2
5:30 PM
Concluding Remarks