Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics)

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Apr
24

Mauricio Oliveira – April 24

Large Sensitivity of Supercell Morphology, Cold Pool Intensity, and Tornadogenesis to Single- and Multimoment Microphysics   Mauricio I. Oliveira VIDEO AVAILABLE  OF THE SEMINAR ON GOOGLE DRIVE LINK: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HBfNsgQj6VoyCQY8KbWCH4IGraNhQiZm ABSTRACT High-resolution numerical simulations of tornadic storms can exhibit extreme sensitivity to microphysics parameterizations. A simple change from a single to a multimoment scheme can drastically […]

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Apr
16

Nathan Lis – April 16

ARRC Student Seminar Thursday, April 16 @ 1:00 PM  Drop Size Distribution Retrieval from Radar Data to Enhance the Spectral Bin Classification in Detecting Icing Conditions   Nathan Lis School of Meteorology  Zoom link:  https://oklahoma.zoom.us/j/327968833 Zoom password: 029695   The emerging Appendix O restrictions on flight into and out of terminal airspaces (TASs) require discrimination between freezing […]

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Kevin Thiel – April 3

Title: GLM and ABI characteristics of severe and convective storms. Time: Apr 3, 2020, 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Meeting Link:  https://oklahoma.zoom.us/j/298115207  Meeting ID: 298 115 207 Abstract: The recent deployment of the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) on board GOES-16 and 17 provides a new perspective of total lightning production for the severe convective storms […]

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Mar
13

Joshua Gebauer- Mar 13

Name:     Joshua Gebauer Title:    Impact of a Vertical Vorticity Constraint on Dual-Doppler Retrieved Vertical Velocity Location: NWC 5600 Date:     2020/03/13 Time:     3:00 PM Series:   Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Abstract: Previous observation simulation systems experiments (OSSEs) have found that a variational dual-Doppler retrieval with both a mass conservation and vertical vorticity constraint can improve retrieved vertical velocity, […]

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Mar
13

Montgomery Flora – Mar 13

Name:     Montgomery Flora Title:    Using machine learning to improve probabilistic forecasts of severe weather in the Warn-on-Forecast System Location: NWC 5600 Date:     2020/03/13 Time:     3:00 PM Series:   Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Abstract: A goal of the NOAA Warn-on-Forecast project is to provide rapidly-updating probabilistic guidance to human forecasters for short-term (e.g., 0-3 h) severe weather forecasts.  An […]

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Mar
06

Amanda Burke – March 6

Name:     Amanda Burke Title:    Improving Machine Learning-Based Probabilistic Hail Forecasts through Monthly Weighting Location: NWC 5600 Date:     2020/03/6 Time:     3:00 PM Series:   Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Abstract: Forecasting severe hail using machine learning (ML) models during the spring and summer season over the contiguous United States (CONUS) has shown improved skill compared to traditional techniques. However, […]

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Feb
28

Ian Gesell – Feb 28

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs): Verification of the Tornado and Lightning Plumes and developing a new Plume Kernel Ian Gesell Friday, February 28th 3:00pm/NWC 5600   Forecasting a Continuum of Environmental Threats (FACETs) is a proposed framework that will modify the current watch and warning system to communicate […]

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Feb
14

Aaron Johnson- Feb 14

Name:     Aaron Johnson Title:    What is the optimal configuration of convection-permitting ensemble forecasts? Location: NWC 5600 Date:     2020/02/14 Time:     03:00 PM Series:   Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Abstract: Choosing a configuration of a convection-permitting ensemble forecast system that optimally samples the relevant sources of forecast uncertainty in order to provide skillful probabilistic forecasts is a non-trivial task.  Such […]

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Dec
06

Joel McAuliffe -Dec 6

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar   A Comparative Convective Study between the Local Particle Filter and Ensemble Kalman Filter with the Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation System   Joel McAuliffe Friday, December 6th 3:00pm/NWC 5600   The local particle filter (LPF; Poterjoy 2016, Poterjoy et al. 2019) is a recent development in geophysical data assimilation. Like standard […]

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Nov
22

Jeff Milne – Nov 22

Name:     Jeff Milne Title:    Further exploring the vertical structure of updraft helicity Location: NWC 5600 Date:     2019/11/22 Time:     3:00 PM Series:   Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Abstract: Updraft helicity (UH) is a commonly used diagnostic output from convection-allowing models (CAMs) for forecasting severe convective weather. It is calculated by taking the vertical integral of the product of […]

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