Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics)

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Apr
29

David Harrison – April 29

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Research for Operations: Machine Learning Co-Production in Operational Meteorology David Harrison Friday, April 29 03:00 PM METR 5600 Machine learning, deep learning, and other artificial intelligence (AI) methods are becoming popular tools within the meteorological research community.  However, despite the breadth of promising AI research and its increasing adoption within operational […]

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Apr
26

Lauren Pounds – April 26

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Hailstone Trajectory and Surface Hailfall Analysis in the 29-30 May 2012 Kingfisher, OK Supercell Lauren Pounds Tuesday, April 26 12:00 PM Join Google Meet:https://meet.google.com/nqx-fmak-div  During the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry Experiment (DC3), a wealth of data was collected on a hail-producing tornadic supercell near Kingfisher, OK on 29-30 May 2012. […]

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Apr
22

Angela Mose – April 22

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Observing System Simulation Experiments using the Warn-On Forecast System and a Passive, Multistatic Radar Network for the 7 May 2020 Northern Texas Hail-Producing Supercell Angela Mose Friday, April 22 03:00 PM NWC 5600 The Warn-On Forecast System (WoFS) is a rapid assimilation, storm-scale, convection-allowing ensemble that aims to provide watch-to-warning guidance […]

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Apr
22

Rachael N. Cross – April 22

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Development of a Radar Simulator and Statistical Techniques to Compare Weak and Strong Tornadic Supercells in Very High-Resolution Numerical Simulations Rachael N. Cross Friday, April 22 3:00 PM NWC 5600 Not only are supercells responsible for the majority of observed tornadoes, but they produce the strongest and longest-lived tornadoes. While there […]

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Apr
21

Ben Schenkel – April 21

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) New insights into tropical cyclone tornadoes Ben Schenkel Thursday, April 21 3:30 PM Join Google Meet: meet.google.com/dsk-amsn-vbk Landfalling tropical cyclones often produce tornadoes that compound damage inflicted by other storm hazards (e.g., inland flooding).  However, current conceptual models do not explain the order of magnitude variability in the number of tornadoes […]

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Apr
15

Brandon Cohen – April 15

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Examining Meteorological Benefits of Rapid-Scan, Dual-Polarization, All-Digital PAR Observations for Detecting Tornado Formation and Intensification Brandon Cohen Friday, April 15 03:00 PM Phased array radar (PAR) is widely considered the future for a replacement to the current operational radar network, NEXRAD. In particular, an all-digital operational PAR network offers a range […]

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Apr
11

Alec Prosser – April 11

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) 14 April 2018 Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana QLCS Tornadoes: A Study of Tornadic Mesovortices and Their Lifecycles Alec Prosser Monday, April 11 03:30 PM NWC 5600 Mesoscale-gamma circulations that occur along the leading edge of mature Quasi-Linear Convective systems (QLCS) have been documented in literature for a number of years. In fact, […]

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Apr
08

Amanda Burke – April 8

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Detecting Above-Anvil Cirrus Plumes on a Pixel Scale Using Deep Learning Amanda Burke Friday, April 8 03:30 PM Online In satellite imagery, above-anvil cirrus plumes (plumes for short) are the strongest indicator of potentially significant severe weather, appearing on average 30 minutes before severe weather is reported. Real-time plume identification could […]

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Apr
08

Yayun Qiao – April 8

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Turbulent Supersaturation Fluctuations and Cloud Droplet Spectral Broadening observed during HI-SCALE and CACTI Yayun Qiao Friday, April 8 03:00 PM NWC 5600/ online Cloud droplet spectral broadening is one of the unsolved problems in the warm rain processes, and several hypotheses have been proposed, including the influence of turbulence and aerosol. […]

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Mar
25

Laura Shedd – March 25

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Meteorological Benefits of Rapid-Scanning, Dual-Polarization Radar for Hail Producing Storms Laura Shedd Friday, March 25 3:00 PM NWC 5600 Hailstorms continue to be one of the leading economic natural hazards in the United States, amounting to ten billion dollars in damage, on average, annually. Radar technology has continued to prove to […]

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