34th Conference on Broadcast Meteorology/21st Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/17th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction

Poster Session 1: Conference Posters

Monday, 1 August 2005: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Regency Ballroom (Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington D.C.)
Papers:
 
The impact of the planetary scale on the decay of blocking and the use of phase diagrams and Lyapunov exponents as a diagnostic
Anthony R. Lupo, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO; and I. I. Mokhov, S. Dostoglou, A. Kunz, and J. P. Burkhardt

Poster PDF (214.1 kB)
 
A climatology of strong cold fronts over the western United States
Jason C. Shafer, Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh

 
Cool-season moderate precipitation events in the Northeastern United States
Keith R. Wagner, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and M. S. Evans

 
HPC's Excessive Rainfall Potential Outlook
Michael T. Eckert, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD

 
The flash flood of 12 July 2004 in Burlington County, New Jersey: A case study
Michael J. Gorse, NOAA/NWS, Westampton, NJ; and A. M. Cope

Poster PDF (436.6 kB)
 
Observed Bow Echo events during the first week of July 2003 concurrent with BAMEX
Nicholas D. Metz, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart

 
Examining the role of mesoscale features in the structure and evolution of precipitation regions in northeast winter storms
Matthew D. Greenstein, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart, D. Keyser, and D. J. Nicosia

 
An examination of cool-season damaging wind events in the northern mid-Atlantic region
Raymond Kruzdlo, NOAA/NWS, Westampton, NJ; and A. M. Cope

Poster PDF (2.2 MB)
 
Using Multi-Spectral Satellite Remote Sensing Techniques to Nowcast Nocturnal Convection Initiation
Wayne M. MacKenzie Jr., University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski

Poster PDF (707.3 kB)
 
Dominant factors influencing precipitation efficiency in a continental mid-latitude location
Mohd Hisham Mohd Anip, Malaysian Meteorological Service, Columbia, MO; and P. S. Market

Poster PDF (308.8 kB)
 
An observational analysis of an Alabama dryline event on March 19–20, 2003
Robert E. Barbre Jr., University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and J. R. Mecikalski, K. Knupp, W. Mackenzie Jr., P. Gatlin, and D. Phillips

Poster PDF (1.3 MB)
 
Warm-seclusion extratropical cyclone development: Sensitivity to the nature of the incipient vortex
Ryan N. Maue, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. E. Hart

Poster PDF (372.7 kB)
 
Wet snow icing upstream of mountains
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and Á. J. Elíasson

 
Wet snow icing downstream of mountains
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and Á. J. Elíasson

 
Warm season extreme quantitative precipitation forecasting for the Burlington, VT region
John R. Gyakum, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and E. Atallah, P. Sisson, M. Kimball, and A. Roberge

Poster PDF (848.8 kB)
 
Validation of a numerical wind forecast by dust image
Haraldur "lafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland

 
The textbook foehn
Haraldur "lafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland

 
The response filter
Mark Askelson, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and H. Lin, M. Solum, and C. Chambers

Poster PDF (715.1 kB)
 
The development of forecast confidence measures using NCEP ensembles and their real—time implementation within NWS web—based graphical forecasts
Andrew V. Durante, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. Hart, A. I. Watson, R. H. Grumm, and W. Drag

http://moe.met.fsu.edu/confidence

Poster PDF (115.3 kB)
 
Spurious pressure and geopotential height fluctuations in the North American Regional Reanalysis
Gregory L. West, NOAA/CIRP, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Steenburgh

 
Solving for Pressure: Accuracy and Acceleration
Pierre Bernardet, CNRM, Toulouse, France

Poster PDF (176.6 kB)
 
Sloping Steps Eta Discretization
Fedor Mesinger, Univ. Maryland, College Park, MD; and D. Jovic

 
Simulating a windstorm upstream of steep mountains
H.álfdáN. Ágústsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

 
P1.32
Sequential estimation of systematic error on near-surface mesoscale grids

 
Sensitivity of Hurricane Charley simulations to changes in the WRF model
Matthew J. Rosier, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC; and D. K. Miller

Poster PDF (300.6 kB)
 
Satellite and numerical model data—driven cloud ceiling and visibility estimation
Richard Bankert, NRL, Monterey, CA; and M. Hadjimichael, P. H. Herzegh, G. Wiener, J. Cowie, and J. M. Brown

Poster PDF (255.5 kB)
 
Predicting precipitation in a mesoscale mountain range
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and Ó. Rögnvaldsson

 
Numerical prediction of atmospheric icing
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and C. Ubelmann and G. Hafsteinsson

http://www.vedur.is/starfsmenn/haraldur

Poster PDF (358.8 kB)
 
Precpitation downstream of a mesoscale mountain ridge
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and Ó. Rögnvaldsson

 
Precipitation Verification Studies of the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model along the East Coast of the US
Paul A. Kucera, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and C. M. Paulsen and M. Taffe

 
Precipitation extreme downstream of a mountain
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and T. Jónsson

 
Optimally shifted QPF verification scores
Ying Lin, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and B. G. Brown, K. F. Brill, and G. J. DiMego

Poster PDF (571.9 kB)
 
On the performance, impact, and liabilities of automated precipitation gage screening algorithms
Edward Tollerud, NOAA Research-FSL, Boulder, CO; and R. S. Collander, Y. Lin, and A. Loughe

Poster PDF (859.4 kB)
 
Observations and simulation of a windstorm below breaking gravity waves
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ágústsson

 
Nowcasting Applications of the Space—Time Mesoscale Analysis System
Steven E. Koch, NOAA/ERL/FSL, Boulder, CO; and Y. Xie, J. A. McGinley, and S. Albers

Poster PDF (2.6 MB)
 
NOAA's Deployment of the Water Vapor Sensor System (WVSS II)
David Helms, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and W. Fellows, T. Roberts, K. Schrab, F. Toepfer, B. Ballish, R. Baker, R. J. Fleming, R. May, R. A. Petersen, and W. R. Moninger

 
NCEP SREF Forecasts of three Hurricanes during the 2004 Tropical Season
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA, State College, PA; and J. Du

Poster PDF (549.2 kB)
 
MM5IDL: A Flexible Framework for Post—Processing MM5 Data
Ólafur Rögnvaldsson, Universtity of Bergen, Reykjavik, Iceland; and Ö. Rögnvaldsson

Poster PDF (579.5 kB)
 
Intermountain cold pool structure, transport, and mixing as revealed by isotopic trace gas and particulate matter concentrations over the Salt Lake Valley
W. James Steenburgh, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and D. Pataki, E. Pardyjak, J. Kiran, B. Tyler, R. Peterson, and A. Nair

 
Impacts of model errors and ensemble initiation on mesoscale ensemble-based data assimilation
Zhiyong Meng, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; and F. Zhang

 
Hydrological validation of a numerical simulation of a high-precipitation event in the complex terrain of South-Iceland
Ólafur Rögnvaldsson, Universtity of Bergen, Reykjavik, Iceland; and G. G. Tómasson and H. Ólafsson

 
Gustiness of downslope winds
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ágústsson and S. Árnason

 
Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation for Rapid Refresh
Dezso Dévényi, NOAA/ESRL/GSD and CIRES-University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and S. G. Benjamin, J. M. Middlecoff, T. W. Schlatter, and S. S. Weygandt

Poster PDF (80.2 kB)
 
GOES WMSI—progress and developments
Kenneth L. Pryor, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and G. P. Ellrod

http://www.orbit.nesdis.noaa.gov/smcd/opdb/kpryor/mburst/wmsipaper/wmsi.html

Poster PDF (248.9 kB)
 
Forecasting stratospheric clouds
Trausti Jónsson, Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavik, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

 
Forecasting snow squalls using mesoscale models
Frank P. Colby Jr., University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA; and B. Krajewski

 
Forecasting Heat Waves Using Climatic Anomalies
Kevin Lipton, NOAA/NWS, State College, PA; and R. H. Grumm, R. Holmes, P. G. Knight, and J. D. Ross

Poster PDF (633.2 kB)
 
A Recalculation of MPI Using Upper—Ocean Depth—Averaged temperatures: climatology and Case Studies (Formerly Paper 6B.5)
Michael C. Watson, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; and R. Hart and C. A. Clayson

Poster PDF (548.7 kB)
 
Ensemble data assimilation and information theory
Dusanka Zupanski, CIRA/Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO; and M. Zupanski, M. DeMaria, L. Grasso, A. Y. Hou, S. Zhang, and D. Bikos

Poster PDF (555.7 kB)
 
Development of a new radiation scheme for the global atmospheric NWP model
Shigeki Murai, Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo, Japan; and S. Yabu and H. Kitagawa

Poster PDF (297.0 kB)
 
Daytime boundary layer structure and flows with interacting lake, valley, and urban circulations
Justin A. W. Cox, NOAA/CIRP, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and J. Steenburgh and C. D. Whiteman

 
Data Assimilation on the NASA fvGCM with the Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter
Elana Klein, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; and H. Li, J. Liu, I. Szunyogh, B. Hunt, E. Kalnay, E. J. Kostelich, and R. Todling

 
Coastal precipitation enhancement due to mesoscale features induced by a landfalling tropical cyclone
Alan F. Srock, University at Albany/SUNY, Albany, NY; and L. F. Bosart and J. E. Molinari

 
Cloud-Top Temperatures for Precipitating Winter Clouds
Jay Hanna, NOAA/NESDIS, Camp Springs, MD; and D. M. Schultz and A. Irving

 
Characteristics of water vapor structure of two cold front systems over central U.S.: High—resolution numerical simulations
Zhaoxia Pu, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and B. Demoz, X. Li, C. Liu, D. Whiteman, D. D. Turner, and R. M. Hoff

Poster PDF (395.6 kB)
 
Bridging high-resolution model and coarse ensemble system: Hybrid Ensembling
Jun Du, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and G. Dimego

 
Assessment of numerical weather forecasts over SW-Iceland
Thordur Arason, Icelandic Meteorological Office, Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

 
Application of Brasseur's gust prediction method
Hálfdán Ágústsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and H. Ólafsson

 
Combining Phase Error Correction and 3DVAR in Storm—Scale Data Assimilation
Yun Zhou, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Gao, K. Brewster, M. Hu, and M. Xue

Poster PDF (1.0 MB)
 
Analysis of large forecast errors over Iceland
Haraldur Ólafsson, University of Iceland, IS 150 Reykjavík, Iceland; and T. Arason

 
Analysis and Forecasting of Mesoscale Wind and Temperature Fields in a Mountain Desert Environment
Elford G. Astling, West Desert Test Center, Salt Lake City, UT; and E. J. Laufenberg

 
An Examination of the Gage-Radar Relationship with respect to Frontal Boundaries
Kevin Brinson, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and D. R. Legates

 
An evaluation of the land surface-atmosphere interactions over a heterogeneous landscape in numerical mesoscale model
Miliaritiana L. Robjhon, Howard University, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph, S. Chiao, and J. D. Fuentes

 
A Stochastic Physics Scheme in Representing Model-Related Errors in Global Ensemble Forecast
Dingchen Hou, SAIC at NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD; and Z. Toth and Y. Zhu

 
A new way to initialize operational NWP system for tropical cyclone forecast
Zhongfeng Zhang, Met Division, AirTraffic Management Bureau, Beijing, China; and K. H. Lau

 
A Modeling Study of the Dryline in May 22 during IHOP 2002
Sen Chiao, Howard University, Washington, DC; and E. Joseph and B. B. Demoz

 
A Kalman Filter Approach to Correct Surface Forecast Bias
William Y. Y. Cheng, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; and W. J. Steenburgh

 
A Fully—Implicit Semi—Lagrangian Hydrostatic Model of Atmospheric Dynamics
Sajal K. Kar, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD

Poster PDF (502.7 kB)
 
P1.85
A few cases of mountain- and lee waves simulated by the WRF Model

 
Examining Severe Weather Events Using Reanalysis Datasets
Richard H. Grumm, NOAA/NWS, State College, PA; and J. D. Ross and P. G. Knight

Poster PDF (2.4 MB)
 
A comparison of prescriptions for using background field diagnostics to adapt covariances to the ambient flow in a 3D Variational assimilation
Manuel De Pondeca, SAIC and NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC, Camp Springs, MD, Camp Springs, MD; and R. J. Purser, D. F. Parrish, and J. C. Derber

Poster PDF (219.5 kB)
 
The Meteorological Role of the Global Positioning System in NOAA's Integrated Upper-Air Observing System
Seth I. Gutman, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and K. Holub, S. Sahm, T. L. Smith, S. Benjamin, D. Birkenheuer, D. Helms, J. Facundo, L. M. McMillin, J. G. Yoe, and J. Daniels

 
Forecasting Heavy Wintertime Precipitation Events in Southern California (Formerly Paper 9.6)
Katherine M. Bell, NOAA/NWS/NCEP, Camp Springs, MD; and F. J. Pereira, N. W. Junker, R. H. Grumm, and R. E. Hart

Poster PDF (222.8 kB)
 
Understanding the effects of complex terrain on Intermountain cyclogenesis (Formerly Paper 9.8)
Gregory L. West, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and J. Shafer and J. Steenburgh

 
The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS): Citizen's Measuring, Mapping and Learning about Precipitation
Henry Reges, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO; and R. C. Cifelli and N. J. Doesken

 
The Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System (MADIS) - Providing Value-Added Observations to the Meteorological Community
Patricia A. Miller, NOAA/FSL, Boulder, CO; and M. Barth, L. Benjamin, D. Helms, M. Campbell, J. Facundo, and J. O'Sullivan