Session 8 Understanding and Mitigating the Impacts of Clouds, Visibility and Winter Weather on Aviation Operations

Wednesday, 25 January 2017: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Conference Center: Skagit 2 (Washington State Convention Center )
Host: 18th Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
Judy E. Ghirardelli, NOAA/NWS/Meteorological Development Laboratory, Silver Spring, MD and Steven A. Lack, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO

10:30 AM
Recent Improvements to Ceiling and Visibility Forecasts in the RAP and HRRR Models
Jaymes Kenyon, NOAA/ESRL and CIRES, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and T. T. Ladwig, J. B. Olson, J. M. Brown, S. G. Benjamin, C. Alexander, and S. S. Weygandt
10:45 AM
Cloud and Visibility Guidance Research in the Aviation Weather Testbed
Benjamin R. J. Schwedler, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Aviation Weather Center & CIRA, Kansas City, MO; and S. A. Lack and A. Cross
11:00 AM
The London Model: forecasting fog at 333m resolution
Ian A. Boutle, Met Office, Exeter, UK; and A. Finnenkoetter, P. Buchanan, and T. Howard

11:30 AM
Multi-Model Ensemble Forecasts of Precipitation Type at European Airports
Jaakko Nuottokari, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland; and K. Ylinen, J. Kauhanen, S. Neiglick, J. Ylläsjärvi, and J. Kilpinen
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