85th AMS Annual Meeting

Session 4: Lightning prediction, safety, and protection

Monday, 10 January 2005: 4:00 PM-5:15 PM
Chair:  William P. Roeder, AWS
  4:00 PM
Objective Lightning Forecasting at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station using Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Surveillance System Data
Winifred C. Lambert, ENSCO, Inc., Cocoa Beach, FL; and M. Wheeler and W. Roeder


  4:30 PM
A physically-based parameter for lightning prediction and its calibration in ensemble forecasts
David R. Bright, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK; and R. E. Jewell, M. S. Wandishin, and S. J. Weiss

  4:45 PM
Warm season lightning probability prediction for Canada and the northern United States
William R. Burrows, EC, Edmonton, AB, Canada; and C. Price and L. Wilson

Meteorological case studies of lightning strike victims in Colorado

  5:15 PM
Florida lightning deaths and injuries 1998-2003 and mitigation strategies using lightning data.
Jessica L. Fieux, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. J. Sharp, C. H. Paxton, and J. A. States