Agenda

Third Northeast Regional Operational Workshop 

Albany, New York 

 

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Tuesday, November 6

1:00 pm Welcoming Remarks


Eugene P. Auciello, Meteorologist in Charge, NWS, Albany, NY
Warren R. Snyder, Science & Operations Officer, NWS, Albany, NY


Session 1. Wasula Storm - December 30-31, 2000  
Session Chair - Thomas A. Wasula, NWS Albany, NY


1:10 pm   Remarks by Session Chair


1:20 pm    The End of the Millennium Snowstorm: A Brief Synoptic Review with an
Emphases on the Role of Jet Streaks

Alicia C. Wasula, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

1:45 pm   A Look at the Wasula Storm from a Forecaster's Perspective
Hugh W. Johnson IV, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, NY


Session 2. National Centers & Modeling
Session Chair - Warren R. Snyder...NWS, Albany, NY


210 pm   Remarks by Session Chair 

2:35 pm  Winter ER/NCEP Experiment and NCEP Update
Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, NOAA/NWS, National Center for Environmental Prediction, Camp Springs, MD

3:00 pm Break

3:20 pm The Open RPG Deployment, New Capabilities, Hotline Operations and the ROC
Daryl L. Covey, NOAA/NWS, Radar Operations Center, Norman, OK
 

3:45 pm The NCEP Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) System: Operational
Applications

Steve Tracton, NOAA/NWS, National Center for Environmental Prediction
Camp Springs, MD  

4:10 pm   Effective Use of Regional Ensemble Data in Forecasting a Winter Storm
Richard H. Grumm and Robert Hart, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, 
State College, PA  

4:35 pm  An Evaluation of ETA, AVN and Limited Ensemble QPF's over the Northern Mid-Atlantic Region During 2000-2001 Winter Season
Michael S. Evans, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, State College, PA

5:00 pm Model and Observational Evaluation of the Impact of PNA on the Winter Climate of the Northeast United States
Michael Notaro and Wei-Chyung Wang Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York
 

5:25 pm Adjourn


Wednesday, November 7 

 

Session 3. Winter Season Events and Impacts
Session Chair - Kenneth D. LaPenta...NWS, Albany, NY


8:00 am Remarks by Session Chair


8:10 am   Death by 1000 Cuts ?
Lance F. Bosart, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at
Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY


8:35 am   An Analysis of Montreal's Record Breaking Heavy Rainfall Event of
8-9 November 1996, and a Comparison with Its Best Analogue

Dorothy Durnford, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill
University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


9:00 am   A Northeast Snowstorm Impact Scale
Paul J. Kocin, The Weather Channel Inc, Atlanta, Georgia

9:25 am   An Early Winter Lake-Effect Snowstorm Over Southern Ontario
Q. Liu, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

9:50 am   The Importance of Snow Microphysics for Large Snowfalls
Jeff S. Waldstreicher, NOAA/NWS, Eastern Region Headquarters, Bohemia, NY


10:15 am Break


Session 4. Warm Season Events and Impacts
Session Chair - George J. Maglaras...NWS, Albany, NY


10:35 am   Remarks by Session Chair


10:45 am  A Study of Tornadic Versus Non-Tornadic Thunderstorms in Central
Pennsylvania on 2 June 1998

Ernest J. Ostuno, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Grand Rapids, MI

11:10 am   An Updated Look at Some Severe Weather Forecast Parameters
Kenneth D. LaPenta,  NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, NY,

11:35 am   Warm Season Closed Lows in the Northeastern United States
Thomas A. Wasula,   NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, NY

Noon Lunch


Session 5. Operations and Instrumentation

Session Chair - Warren R. Snyder...NWS, Albany, NY

1:00 pm   Remarks by Session Chair

1:10 pm  Applying D3D in an Operational Environment
John W. Cannon, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Gray, ME


1:35 pm   Mesoscale Sensor Network for DOD and Civil Emergency Applications
Dave Sautter, Yankee Environmental Systems Inc., Turners Falls, MA

2:00 pm   Beyond IFPS, Empowering Weather Information Consumers
Richard J. Westergard, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, NY;
Prof. Robert E. Sanders, Department of Communication, University at Albany,
State University of New York, Albany, NY

2:25 pm Break


Session 6.  CSTAR - Early Results from Cool Season Projects
Session Chair - Daniel P. St. Jean...NWS, Burlington, VT

2:45 pm   Remarks by Session Chair


2:55 pm   A Climatology of Cold Season Banded Precipitation in the Northeast
United States

David Novak, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at
Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

3:20 pm   Large-Scale Circulation Anomaly Indices in Relation to Cool-Season
Precipitation Events in the Northeastern United States

David Groenert, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at
Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY


3:45 pm   Characteristics of Cool Season Cutoff Lows in the Northeastern United States: Four Northwest Flow Events in Northern New York State and Northern
Vermont

Daniel P. St. Jean, NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Burlington, VT

4:10 pm   A Climatology of 500 hPa Cutoff Cyclones 
Brandon Smith, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at
Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY


4:25 pm Closing remarks
Warren R. Snyder, NROW Coordinator


4:30 pm Adjourn

 


The Fourth Annual Northeast Regional Workshop is planned for
November 5 & 6, 2002