Joint Session 2 The Second Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP2) Part I

Wednesday, 25 January 2017: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
606 (Washington State Convention Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Eighth Conference on Weather, Climate, Water and the New Energy Economy; and the 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction )
John Zack, AWS Truepower LLC, Albany, NY

8:30 AM
Overview of the Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain (WFIP2)
Jim McCaa, Vaisala, Seattle, WA; and J. W. Cline, W. J. Shaw, M. Marquis, L. K. Berg, V. R. Kotamarthi, A. Clifton, S. Wharton, J. B. Olson, J. M. Wilczak, B. Kosovic, J. K. Lundquist, H. J. S. Fernando, and B. Ancell
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
Use of Scanning Doppler Lidars during WFIP-2 to Characterize Flow Phenomena and Evaluate NWP Model Performance
Robert M. Banta, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and A. Brewer, Y. Pichugina, A. Choukulkar, J. B. Olson, J. Kenyon, J. Sharp, M. T. Stoelinga, I. V. Djalalova, L. Bianco, J. Wilczak, L. K. Berg, Q. Yang, T. A. Bonin, S. Benjamin, E. P. Grimit, J. McCaa, S. P. Sandberg, S. Baidar, A. Weickmann, C. W. King, M. Marquis, W. J. Shaw, and J. W. Cline
9:30 AM
HRRR Model Development for Complex Terrain Applications in Support of the Wind Forecast Improvement Project 2
Joseph B. Olson, NOAA-ESRL/GSD; CIRES, Boulder, CO; and J. Kenyon, J. M. Brown, W. M. Angevine, P. A. Jimenez, B. Kosovic, J. W. Bao, J. McCaa, M. T. Stoelinga, Q. Yang, L. K. Berg, C. Draxl, M. Marquis, and J. W. Cline
9:45 AM
Improvements to HRRR Wind Forecasts from WFIP2
Jaymes Kenyon, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. B. Olson, J. Brown, J. M. Wilczak, I. V. Djalalova, R. M. Banta, Y. Pichugina, M. T. Stoelinga, J. Sharp, E. P. Grimit, Q. Yang, L. K. Berg, K. Wade, M. Brewer, and R. Eckman
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