AMS Annual Meeting 2017

american-meteorological-society-logo

 

The agenda for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society has been released. The meeting will be held January 22-27, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. Check out all the great CIMMS research to be presented:

 

Monday, 23 January 2017

Session 1
Lightning and Cloud Processes 1: Microphysics; electrification; numerical cloud models; thunderstorm kinematics, dynamics and lightning
Host: Eighth Conference on the Meteorological Application of Lightning Data

11:00 AM
1.1
From Extreme Flash Rates to Tropical Cyclones: Simulating Two Ends of the Spectrum
Edward R. Mansell, NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. Fierro

Session 1A
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management I

11:45 AM
1A.4
Machine Learning Predictions of Flash Floods
Race Clark III, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and Z. L. Flamig, J. J. Gourley, and Y. Hong

2
Observations of Forecasting
Hosts: (Joint between the Special Symposium on Individual, Social, and Cultural Observations in Weather and Climate Contexts; the 12th

Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice; and the Fifth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our
Nation’s Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events )
Panelists: Phaedra Daipha, Rutgers University; Jack R. Friedman, Univ. of Oklahoma; Daphne LaDue, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma

Session 2A
Winter Weather I: Mesoscale

2:15 PM
2A.4
The Uncertainty of Precipitation-type Observations and its Effect on the Validation of Forecast Precipitation Type
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Poster Session 1
Advances in Modeling and Analysis Using Python Posters

Best Track: Object-Based Path Identification and Analysis
David Harrison, NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern, C. Karstens, and R. A. Lagerquist

Development of Real-Time Visualization and Verification Products for the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensembles
Patrick S. Skinner, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, and L. J. Wicker

Poster Session 1
EIPT Posters – Day 1
Host: 33rd Conference on Environmental Information Processing Technologies

Signal Processing across the Atlantic: a Partnership between the UK Met Office and the US National Severe Storms Laboratory
Sebastian Torres, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and T. Darlington

The OCC NOAA Data Commons: First Year Experiences
Zachary L. Flamig, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; and M. Patterson, W. Wells, and R. Grossman

Quality parameter for a weather radar antenna
Valery M. Melnikov, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and R. J. Doviak and D. Zrnic

Poster Session 1
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management POSTERS

A Moisture Source Climatology for Flash Flood Events in the United States
Jessica M. Erlingis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and Y. Hong

Poster Session 1
Lightning and Meteorological Processes Posters

3-D Relationships of Lightning with the Kinematic and Microphysical Structure of the 29 May 2012 DC3 Storm
Elizabeth DiGangi, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. L. Ziegler, D. R. MacGorman, D. P. Betten, M. I. Biggerstaff, G. Zhang, and V. N. Mahale

Impact of Kinematics, Microphysics, and Electrification on the Formation of Bounded Weak Lightning Regions in a Simulated Supercell Storm
Conrad L. Ziegler, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and E. R. Mansell, A. Fierro, K. Calhoun, and D. R. MacGorman

Poster Session 1
WAF/NWP Posters: Weather Phenomena, Observations, and Forecasting

On the sensitivity of bow-echo ensemble forecasts to grid spacing
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. A. Gallus Jr.

A Reflectivity Climatology Study of the Contiguous United States Using the Multi-Year Reanalysis of Remotely Sensed Storms (MYRORSS)
Brandon R. Smith, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, A. E. Reinhart, M. C. Mahalik, and T. M. Smith

Verification of Near-Storm Environment Forecasts Using MPEX Upsonde Observations
Christopher A. Kerr, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. J. Stensrud and X. Wang

Poster Session 5
Poster Session V – Training and Hands-on Experiences

Student Workshops for Severe Weather Warning Decision Making using AWIPS-2 at the University of Oklahoma
Alexander B. Zwink, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and P. J. Ware, J. D. Hardy, S. Ernst, B. Holcomb, S. Riley, S. Mullens, M. A. Bowlan, C. D. Payne, A. V. Bates, B. Williams, and D. A. Morris

Session 3A
Flood prediction, analysis, decision support, & management III

4:15 PM
3A.2
Training Forecasters in Riverine and Flash Flooding Forecast, Analysis, Warning and Decision Support Using AWIPS-2
Jill D. Hardy, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A. C. Wood, D. A. Morris, G. M. Schoor, J. G. Gibbs, M. A. Magsig, A. B. Zwink, T. Pham, and E. P. Jacobsen

5:00 PM
3A.5
FLASH use cases for the flash floods of 2016
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and M. Kelsch

Themed Joint Session 4
The Present and Future of Lightning Observations and Their Applications – Invited Only

4:30 PM
TJ4.3
Lightning Observations and Research: Integration with and Feedback from Operational Meteorology
Kristin Calhoun, OU/CIMMS, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Session 1
Testbeds, Models and Data Assimilation to Accelerate the Transition of Research-to-Operations for Weather, Water, and Climate
Host: Seventh Conference on Transition of Research to Operations

9:30 AM
1.5
The Experimental Warning Program at the Hazardous Weather Testbed
Tiffany C. Meyer, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. M. Calhoun, G. S. Garfield, A. Gerard, J. J. Gourley, C. Karstens,  D. M. Kingfield, D. LaDue, W. Line, C. Ling, S. M. Martinaitis, L. Rothfusz, T. M. Smith, and G. J. Stumpf

Session 1
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication, Part I

9:00 AM
1.1
Observing Challenges in Past and Current Severe Storm Field Campaigns (Invited Presentation)
Erik Rasmussen, CIMMS, Norman, OK

Session 4
Machine Learning Part III
Host: 15th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences

11:00 AM
4.3
Using Machine Learning to Predict Straight-line Convective Wind Hazards Throughout the Continental United States
Ryan A. Lagerquist, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and A. McGovern and T. Smith

Joint Session 4
Select Student Research for New Generation Environmental Remote Sensing and for Transitions of Research to Operations

11:15 AM
J4.4
Forecasting Left-Moving Supercells Using an Ensemble Data Assimilation System
Cameron J. Nixon, NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. A. Jones

11:45 AM
J4.6
Towards Consistency in Forecasting Severe Weather Events across a Wide Range of Temporal and Spatial Scales in the FACETs Paradigm
Makenzie Krocak, NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. E. Brooks

Session 4
University Education Initiatives-Part l

11:15 AM
4.3
Adding Difficulty in Weather Forecasting Challenges to Enhance Learning
William Gregory Blumberg, Univ. of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK

Session 2
Considerations and Best Practices for the Transition of Research to Operations

2:15 PM
2.4
Designing Research to Co-Create a New Paradigm for a Continuous Flow of Information During Severe Weather
Daphne LaDue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. D. Karstens, J. Correia Jr., C. Ling, R. Hoffman, and A. Gerard

Session 3B
AWIPS System Updates, Part I

2:00 PM
3B.3
Weather Event Simulator: Archived Data Playback for AWIPS-2
Dale A. Morris, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NWS/OCLO/WDTD, Norman, OK; and A. B. Zwink, T. Pham, P. J. Ware, and M. A. Magsig

Session 4
Research with NOAA Forecasters and Partners: Current Activities and Future Directions

2:00 PM
4.3
Broadcast Meteorologist Decision Making in the 2016 Hazardous Weather Testbed Probabilistic Hazard Information Project
Holly Obermeier, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Nemunaitis-Berry, S. A. Jasko, D. LaDue, C. Karstens, G. M. Eosco, A. Gerard, and L. Rothfusz

Poster Session 1
7th Research to Operations (7R2O) – Poster Session

An Instantaneous Self-Assessment of Forecaster Cognitive Workload
Katie A. Wilson, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. L. Heinselman

Establishing a Baseline: What We Know about Tornado Warning Reception, Comprehension and Response
Makenzie Krocak, NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. T. Ripberger

Evaluating the Warning Decision Making Process in the 2016 Hydrometeorology Testbed — Hydrology (HMT-Hydro) Experiment
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and T. C. Meyer

Poster Session 1
Houze Symposium Posters

On Tornadogenesis in Supercells as Detected by Rapid-scan, Mobile, Doppler Radars
Howard B. Bluestein, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Z. B. Wienhoff, D. W. Reif, K. J. Thiem, J. C. Snyder, J. B. Houser, and M. M. French

Poster Session 1
POSTER: Data Impact Experiments and OSSEs

Impacts of Storm Displacement Errors on Storm-Scale Analyses and Short-Term Forecasts
Derek R. Stratman, NRC/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. K. Potvin and L. J. Wicker

Poster Session 1
Special Symposium on Severe Local Storms: Observation needs to advance research, prediction and communication, POSTERS

Assimilation of Ground-based Remote Sensing Observations into Storm-scale NWP for a Tornadic Event during PECAN Field Campaign
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. A. Jones and D. D. Turner

Impact of assimilating pre-convective upsonde observations on short-term forecasts of convection observed during MPEX
Michael C. Coniglio, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK ; and S. M. Hitchcock and K. H. Knopfmeier

A Multi-Radar, Multi-Sensor-based Hail Climatology for the CONUS: 2000-2011
Derek Rosseau, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, A. E. Reinhart, and H. Obermeier

Analysis of a Severe MCS and Nocturnal Tornadogenesis sampled by PECAN on 5 July 2015
Matthew D. Flournoy, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. C. Coniglio, K. H. Knopfmeier, D. M. Wheatley, C. L. Ziegler, R. S. Schumacher, M. D. Parker, E. R. Mansell, M. I. Biggerstaff, and T. J. Schuur

Quantifying Reporting Biases in the SPC Tornado Database
Corey K. Potvin, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Broyles, P. S. Skinner, and H. E. Brooks

Progress of the ASCE Wind Speed Estimation Standards Committee
James G. LaDue, NOAA/NWS/Warning Decision Training Division, Norman, OK; and M. Levitan, J. Wurman, C. Karstens, F. T. Lombardo, B. W. MacAloney II, T. M. Brown-Giammanco, W. L. Coulbourne, J. A. Womble, and J. P. Camp

Observations of the Afternoon to Evening Transition Occurring Within the Southern Great Plains Severe Convective Environment
William Gregory Blumberg, Univ. of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. D. Turner

Initial Results from MYRORSS: A Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor Climatology of the United States
Travis M. Smith, U. of Oklahoma / National Severe Storms Lab, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega, K. M. Calhoun, C. Karstens, D. M. Kingfield, R. A. Lagerquist, M. C. Mahalik, A. McGovern, T. C. Meyer, H. Obermeier, A. E. Reinhart, and B. R. Smith

Poster Session 1
Successes of Weather-Ready Nation

An Investigation of NWS Warning Outbreaks for Severe Convective Events
Zachary S. Bruick, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN; and C. Karstens

Temporal and Spatial Aspects of Emergency Manager Use of Prototype Probabilistic Hazard Information
Daphne LaDue, CAPS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. D. Karstens, J. Correia Jr., J. E. Hocker, S. J. Sanders, M. A. Dovil, C. A. Shivers, A. Bean, T. Adams, and A. Gerard

Poster Session 2
EIPT Posters – Day 2

Update the Blockage Data for WSR-88D Radars Used in the MRMS System
Lin Tang, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. Zhang, A. Arthur, and C. Langston

A Hybrid Single-/Dual-Polarization Hail Detection and Sizing Algorithm for the WSR-88D
Austin E. Romer, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. Obermeier and K. L. Ortega

Poster Session 2
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session II

Promoting GOES-R User Readiness in National Weather Service (NWS) Operations Using the Weather Event Simulator (WES-2 Bridge)
Michael A. Bowlan, Warning Decision Training Division (WDTD), Norman, OK

Poster Session 2
Lightning Technology and Societal Applications of Lightning Data Posters

Lightning Data Integration and Comparison with Multi-Radar-Based Severe Weather Products and Climatologies
Kristin M. Calhoun, OU/CIMMS, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. M. Kingfield, T. C. Meyer, and K. L. Ortega

Poster Session 2
WAF/NWP Posters: Forecasting Tools, Numerical Weather Prediction, and Tropical Cyclones

Adaptation of an object-based verification method for moist convection
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. A. Gallus Jr.

Applications of Radar-Derived Shear Products Using an Updated Linear Least-Squares Derivative Technique
Matthew C. Mahalik, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and B. R. Smith and H. Obermeier

Correspondence of Storm Attributes in NWP and Observations: a Look at Rotation Strength and Environmental Characteristics
Burkely T. Gallo, University of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK; and A. J. Clark, B. T. Smith, R. L. Thompson, I. L. Jirak, and S. R. Dembek

Assessing MCS Predictability with the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for ensembles
Kent H. Knopfmeier, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. M. Wheatley, P. S. Skinner, D. C. Dowell, T. Ladwig, C. R. Alexander, and G. J. Creager

Session 5
New Initiatives at NOAA in Support of Societal Resilience and Risk Communication

4:45 PM
5.4
What If? A Look into Potential Future Products and Services at SPC
Patrick T. Marsh, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/SPC, Norman, OK; and R. S. Schneider, W. F. Bunting, S. J. Weiss, K. Pirtle, J. Correia Jr., and S. A. Erickson

Session 7A
Testbed, Proving Ground, and Research-to-Operations Activities

4:00 PM
7A.1
Application and Evaluation of the Community Leveraged Unified Ensemble (CLUE) during the 2016 NOAA/HWT Spring Forecasting Experiment
Israel L. Jirak, NOAA/NWS/NCEP/Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK; and C. J. Melick, J. Correia Jr., S. J. Weiss, J. S. Kain, L. J. Wicker,
A. R. Dean, B. T. Gallo, C. D. Karstens, K. W. Thomas, M. Xue, F. Kong, A. Kennedy, J. Markel, G. S. Romine, K. H. Knopfmeier, C. Alexander,
K. R. Fossell, and J. Carley

Themed Joint Session 9
Innovative water cycle observations

4:45 PM
TJ9.4
Innovative Remote Sensors for Streamflow Measurement
Daniel J. Wasielewski, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and J. W. Fulton

Themed Joint Session 11
Data Assimilation, Research, Theory and Practice

4:00 PM
TJ11.1
A Weather-Adaptive Hybrid Gain WRF-DART and 3DVAR Analysis and Forecast System with Automatic Storm Positioning and On-demand Capability
Jidong Gao, NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK; and Y. Wang, D. M. Wheatley, K. H. Knopfmeier, T. A. Jones, G. J. Creager, L. J. Wicker, and J. S. Kain

Joint Session 11
Societal and Structural Hazards of Lightning Part 2 (Safety for events, outdoor activities, and other population groups; Protection of the
built environment; Preparedness and education)

4:15 PM
J11.2
Anthropogenic Structures and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Location: 1992-2015
Darrel M. Kingfield, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. Calhoun

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Joint Session 1
Polar Clouds and Climate Part I

9:15 AM
J1.4
Influence of Orographic Lift on the Occurrence of Liquid Bearing Clouds over the Greenland Ice Sheet
Jonathan Edwards-Opperman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. D. Turner and S. M. Cavallo

New Ensemble Techniques, Part I
Host: 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction
Chair: Thomas M. Hamill, NOAA
CoChair: Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL

Session 8B
Ronald W. Przybylinski Memorial Session on Elevated Convection

9:15 AM
8B.4
Simulated nocturnal convective systems from the PECAN field experiment
Matthew D. Parker, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; and R. S. Schumacher, C. L. Ziegler, M. I. Biggerstaff, M. C. Coniglio, E. R.
Mansell, and T. J. Schuur

Joint Session 9
Research to Operations: Transitioning from Science to Service, Part I

9:30 AM
J9.5
Pro-FLASH: A Probabilistic Framework for Flash Flood Warning in the United States
Humberto Vergara, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley and P. E. Kirstetter

Joint Panel Discussion 1
Airborne Observations – Mandatory or Voluntary?

Session 1
High Performance Computing for Weather, Water, and Climate: Great Opportunities, Grand Challenges

2:15 PM
1.4
Poster Session Introduction
Gerald J. Creager, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. Oizumi, J. Gundy, J. Beck, and Y. Wang

Poster Session 1
Multi-scale Atmospheric Predictability Poster Session

Sensitivity of Supercell Simulations to Initial Condition Resolution
Corey K. Potvin, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and E. M. Murillo, M. L. Flora, and D. M. Wheatley

Poster Session 3
GOES-R/JPSS Poster Session III

Evaluating Operational Applications of Multiple Spectral Bands for the GOES-R Era at the Operations Proving Ground
Chad M. Gravelle, National Weather Service Operations Proving Ground, Kansas City, MO; and K. J. Runk, K. L. Crandall, and D. W. Snyder

Poster Session 3
WAF/NWP Posters: Numerical Weather Prediction

Ensemble Forecasts and Verification of the May 2015 Multi-Hazard Severe Weather Event in Oklahoma
Austin A Coleman, NWC REU Program, Norman, OK; and N. Yussouf

Using a Frequently Updated, Storm-Scale Ensemble Prediction System for Short-Term Prediction of Heavy Rainfall
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain and A. J. Clark

Poster Session 9
Precipitation processes and observations for atmospheric, land surface, and hydrological modeling – Poster Session

Applying an Evaporation Correction Scheme for Real-Time Radar-Based Instantaneous Rain Rates
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, J. Zhang, K. W. Howard, and Y. Qi

The Need for Robust and Accurate Precipitation Gauge Metadata for Radar-Based QPE
Steven M. Martinaitis, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, B. T. Kaney, S. S. Harkema, and K. W. Howard

The delineation of the rain/snow line on the side of a mountain and its effects on runoff
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and W. M. Bartolini

Session 9B
Societal Responses, Risk, and Resilience to Extreme Weather Events

4:30 PM
9B.3
Are Central Oklahomans Fixing their Tornado Sheltering Problem?
Christopher Karstens, OU/CIMMS NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK

Session 10
Precipitation processes and observations for atmospheric, land surface, and hydrological modeling III

4:30 PM
10.3
Impact of Rain Gauge Location Errors on Verification of Radar-Based Precipitation Estimates
Sebastian S. Harkema, NWC REU Program, Norman, OK; and H. M. Grams, S. M. Martinaitis, and B. T. Kaney

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Session 2
Advances in Software Environments and Tools for Exploiting HPC

8:30 AM
2.1
A Python-Driven Workflow to Automate and Process Many Numerical Simulations
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK

Session 6
RADAR – MPAR Research and Development

9:00 AM
6.3
Plans for Weather Observation and Calibration with the Advanced Technology Demonstrator
Dusan S. Zrnic, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and I. R. Ivic, C. Fulton, D. Mirkovic, G. Zhang, and Y. Zhang

9:15 AM
6.4
The Effects of Antenna Tilt in PPAR
Igor R. Ivic, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK

Session 7
Advances in Decision-Making Practices

8:45 AM
7.2
Verification and Analysis of Probabilistic Hazards Information Guidance
David Harrison, NSSL, Norman, OK; and C. Karstens and A. McGovern
Igor R. Ivic, Univ. of Oklahoma / CIMMS, Norman, OK
John R. Lawson, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK

Session 12B
Results from Recent Field Campaigns I: PECAN

9:00 AM
12B.3
The Great Plains Low-Level Jet During PECAN: Initial Comparisons of Profiling Observations with WRF Model Predictions
Elizabeth N. Smith, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and P. M. Klein, E. Fedorovich, and J. A. Gibbs

Session 7A
RADAR – Signal Processing for Next Generation Radars

11:00 AM
7A.3
Weather Radar Time-Series Simulators: Improving Accuracy and Performance
Christopher Curtis, CIMMS/University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

11:15 AM
7A.4
The Bootstrap Dual Polarimetric Spectral Density Estimator
Arturo Umeyama, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and S. Torres and B. L. Cheong

11:30 AM
7A.5
Adapting CLEAN-AP for C-Band Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radars
David A. Warde, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and S. M. Torres

11:45 AM
7A.6
Characterizing Radio Frequency Interference Mitigation Strategies and Impacts
John Lake, Univ. of Oklahoma, ARRC, Norman, OK; and C. D. Curtis and M. Yeary

Joint Session 7
Advances in Data Assimilation and Observational Sensitivity with High Performance Computing

2:15 PM
J7.4
Short-term (0-6 h) Probabilistic Extreme Rainfall Forecasts Using a Prototype Warn-on-Forecast System
Nusrat Yussouf, CIMMS/NSSL, Norman, OK; and J. S. Kain, K. H. Knopfmeier, J. Zhang, and Y. Wang

Session 8
Capabilities Enabling the Transition of Research to Operations: Part III

1:30 PM
8.1
Prototyping a Next-Generation Severe Weather Warning System for FACETs
Christopher Karstens, OU/CIMMS NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. LaDue, J. Correia Jr., K. M. Calhoun, T. Smith, C. Ling, T. C. Meyer, A.
McGovern, R. A. Lagerquist, D. M. Kingfield, B. T. Smith, E. M. Leitman, J. L. Cintineo, J. P. Wolfe, A. Gerard, and L. P. Rothfusz

1:45 PM
8.2
Preparing for FACETs: Future Warning Decision-Making Training Impacts from the 2016 Hazard Services–Probabilistic Hazard Information
Experiment at the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed
Alyssa V. Bates, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NWS/WDTD, Norman, OK; and J. G. LaDue, G. J. Stumpf, T. L. Hansen, C. Ling, K. L. Manross,
D. M. Kingfield, T. C. Meyer, and C. Golden

Session 8
Staying in Touch with Decision Makers

1:45 PM
8.2
Evolution of the Impact-Based Decision Support Services Deployment Boot Camp: A Five Year Review and Look at the Future
Megan N Taylor, CIMMS, Kansas City, MO; and K. Runk and J. J. Zeltwanger

Session 8A
RADAR – Radar Meteorology Science & Applications

1:45 PM
8A.2
Hybrid-Scan Estimator: Using split cut data to improve the quality of polarimetric variables
David Schvartzman, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and D. A. Warde and S. M. Torres

2:00 PM
8A.3
High Temporal-Resolution Monitoring of Ice Crystal Alignment
Mark E. Weber, NOAA/OAR/NSSL/CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and D. S. Zrnic and P. Zhang

2:30 PM
8A.5
Severe Weather Research at NSSL Using the MYRORSS Database
Kiel L. Ortega, OU/CIMMS and NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and T. M. Smith

Session 9A
RADAR – WSR-88D Program and Operational Radar Experiences

4:15 PM
9A.4
Detecting and Tracking Airborne Volcanic Ash with WSR-88D Radars
Donald W. Burgess, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and V. M. Melnikov and R. L. Murnan

Session 14
Lightning and Radar-Based Observing Capabilities in Support of Aviation Operations

4:00 PM
14.3
Latency within mosaicked radar products and its effect on aviation operations
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and L. Tang, J. Zhang, J. brogden, and K. W. Howard

4:15 PM
14.4
A Terrestrial Multi-Radar Echo Top Climatology of the Continental United States Derived from MYRORSS: 2000 – 2012
Darrel M. Kingfield, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/OAR/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. L. Ortega and T. C. Meyer

4:30 PM
14.5
Utilizing a Polarimetric Size Sorting Signature to Develop a Convective Nowcasting Algorithm
Joseph Picca, SPC, Norman, OK; and D. M. Kingfield and A. V. Ryzhkov

4:45 PM
14.6
Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor tools for aviation
Heather D. Reeves, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma and NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. W. Howard

Session 15B
Predictability and Data Assimilation

4:15 PM
15B.4
Real-time storm-scale data assimilation and forecasting experiments for NOAA’s Warn-on-Forecast Project
Dustan M. Wheatley, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, NOAA/NSSL, Norman, OK; and K. H. Knopfmeier, P. S. Skinner, D. C. Dowell, T. E. Thompson, C.
Alexander, and G. J. Creager

4:30 PM
15B.5
Assessment of assimilating Cloud Water Path into the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System for Ensemble (NEWS-e) during the 2016 Hazardous
Weather Testbed
Thomas A. Jones, CIMMS, Norman, OK; and D. M. Wheatley, K. H. Knopfmeier, P. S. Skinner, D. C. Dowell, T. T. Ladwig, C. R. Alexander, P.
Minnis, and R. Palikonda

The entire AMS 2017 Agenda can be found here: https://ams.confex.com/ams/97Annual/webprogram/meeting.html