Session 13B Improving R2O & O2R in Analysis and Nowcast (0–18-Hour Forecast) Range: Potential of New or Enhanced capabilities for meeting U.S. Service Needs—Part III: Modelling Tools & HPC

Thursday, 11 January 2018: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
404 (Hilton) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Eighth Conference on Transition of Research to Operations
Hendrik L. Tolman, NOAA/NWS/Office of Science and Technology Integration, EMC / Marine Modeling and Analysis Branch, College Park, MD and Geoffrey S. Manikin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD

1:30 PM
Quantifying Stochastic Forcing at Convective Scales
David Randall, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO

2:00 PM
The Latest Nowcast: Improved Visibility
Steve Albers, CIRA, Boulder, CO; and D. Nietfeld and Z. Toth
2:15 PM
The Continued Development of the NOAA RTMA/URMA Systems
Jacob R. Carley, NOAA/NCEP/EMC, College Park, MD; and M. Pondeca, S. Levine, R. Yang, Y. Lin, S. Flampouris, J. H. Alves, J. Whiting, S. Melchior, A. M. Gibbs, G. Gayno, R. J. Purser, T. Lei, W. S. Wu, D. F. Parrish, B. T. Blake, C. Guastini, G. Manikin, B. Yang, E. Colón, X. Zhang, E. Rogers, M. Pyle, and J. C. Derber
2:30 PM
Research to Operations Update: The Rapid-Refresh (RAP) Version 4, High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Version 3, and Convection-Allowing Ensemble Prediction
Curtis R. Alexander, NOAA/ESRL/GSD, Boulder, CO; and S. Weygandt, S. Benjamin, D. C. Dowell, M. Hu, T. G. Smirnova, J. B. Olson, J. Kenyon, G. Grell, E. P. James, H. Lin, T. Alcott, T. Ladwig, I. Jankov, J. Beck, and J. Brown
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