Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017

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

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Sunday, 7 January 2018

Monday, 8 January 2018

8:30 AM-8:45 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Plenary Session 2
Welcoming Address
Location: Austin, Texas

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 1
Major Impacts of 2017 - Drought/Wildfire
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Chair: Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
8:45 AM
1.1

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

2:00 PM-3:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Lecture 1
2018 Haurwitz Lecture
Location: Salon K (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Cochairs: Ángel F. Adames, GFDL; Scott W. Powell, Colorado State Univ.

2:00 PM-4:15 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018

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Session 3
Major Impacts of 2017 - Warm Season Events
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Chair: Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS
2:00 PM
3.1
2:30 PM
3.3
Super Typhoon Hato — Observations, Forecasting and Warning
P. W. Chan, Hong Kong Observatory, Hong Kong, China; and T. C. Lee
3:15 PM
3.6

4:15 PM-6:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Poster Session
Major Weather Impacts of 2017 Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Cochairs: Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado; Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS
374
The U.S. and Global Climate Conditions of 2017 in Historical Perspective
Jake Crouch, NOAA/NESDIS/National Centers for Environmental Information, Asheville, NC; and D. S. Arndt, A. Sanchez-Lugo, K. Gleason, and C. Fenimore

376
Inland Impacts from Hurricane Matthew across North Carolina
Jonathan Blaes, NOAA/NWS, Raleigh, NC

378
Case Study of the High Impact 6 Jan 2017 Icing Event across Central Mississippi
Eric E. Carpenter, NOAA/NWSFO, Jackson, MS; and B. Bryant and C. Entremont

380
Analysis of Multiple Atmospheric River Impacts on California in Early 2017
Alison F.C. Bridger, San Jose State University, San Jose, California; and L. Bate

382
2 April 2017 Louisiana Tornado Outbreak
Robert Megnia, NWS, Lake Charles, LA; and T. W. Humphrey and J. Rackley

385
390
Fine-Scale Multiple-Doppler and Thermodynamic Observations in an Eclipse
Joshua Wurman, Center for Severe Weather Research, Boulder, CO; and K. Kosiba

8:00 PM-10:00 PM: Monday, 8 January 2018


Ryan Symposium Reception
Location: The Reverbery at the Hilton (Austin, Texas)

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 4
Hurricanes of 2017: Part I
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Chair: Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
9:00 AM
4.3
9:15 AM
4.4
A Review of NCEP Model Guidance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria
Geoffrey S. Manikin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and L. C. Dawson, T. A. Dorian, C. Guastini, and A. Mehra

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Coffee . Break

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 5
Hurricanes of 2017Part II
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Chair: Owen H. Shieh, Joint Typhoon Warning Center
11:15 AM
5.4
NASA Earth Science Disasters Program Response Activities During Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017
Jordan R. Bell, Univ. of Alabama - Huntsville, Huntsville, AL; and L. A. Schultz, A. L. Molthan, D. B. Kirschbaum, M. Román, S. H. Yun, F. J. Meyer, K. A. Hogenson, R. Gens, H. M. Goodman, S. Owen, R. Amini, Y. Lou, M. Glasscoe, D. S. Green, J. J. Murray, J. C. Struve, J. Seepersad, and V. Thompson
11:30 AM
5.5
Harvey: An Exceptional Rainfall Event (Invited Presentation)
John W. Nielsen-Gammon, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX

1:30 PM-3:45 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018

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Session 6
Hurricanes of 2017Part III
Location: Ballroom D (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Chair: William Read, Former Director, National Hurricane Center
2:15 PM
6.4A
NWS at Full Tilt: Supporting Operations for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
Jonathan Kurtz, NOAA/NWSFO, Norman, OK; and K. LaBelle, J. McNatt, C. McKinney, L. E. Pagano, A. Nieves, G. Heavener, C. Dalton, and C. Rothwell

3:30 PM
6.9

3:45 PM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 January 2018


Formal Poster Viewing with Coffee Break
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)

Poster Session
Hurricanes of 2017 Poster Session
Location: Exhibit Hall 3 (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2017
Cochairs: Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS; Klaus Wolter, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado
790
Large-scale Real-time Approximate Inundation Mapping during Harvey using the Height Above Nearest Drainage
Xing Zheng, University of Texas, Austin, TX; and D. Maidment, E. M. Boghici, D. Arctur, H. R. Evans, S. Liu, C. Proctor, and N. Gaffney

796
Impact of Major Hurricanes to Hit Texas Coastal Bend Regions
Audrey Flores, Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, TX; and N. Liu

800
Hurricane Intensity Forecasting Using ENGLN Lightning Data
Saiadithya Cumbulam Thangaraj, Earth Networks, Germantown, MD; and J. Lapierre and M. Stock

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 January 2018


Lunch Break