Tentative Agenda
Northeast Regional Operational Workshop
Albany, New York


Tuesday, November 4, 2003


8:15 am
Welcoming Remarks
Eugene P. Auciello, Meteorologist in Charge, NWS, Albany, New York
Warren R. Snyder, Science & Operations Officer, NWS, Albany, New York
8:25 am
Remarks by Session Chair

Session A. Severe Convection / Warm Season
Session Chair - Kenneth D. Lapenta
 
8:30 am
The Fatherís Day 2002 Severe Weather Outbreak Across New York and Western New England
Thomas A. Wasula 
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

9:00 am
A Study of Cool Season Tornadoes in the Southeast United States
Alicia Wasula
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York

9:30 am
Using WSR-88D Reflectivity for the Predication of Cloud-to-Ground Lightning: A Central North Carolina Study
Douglas Schneider
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Raleigh, North Carolina

10:00 am
Break

10:30 am

The Eastern New York and Western New England F2 Tornado of 21 July 2003
Kenneth D. LaPenta
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

11:00 am
The Rapid Evolution of Convection Approaching New York City
Jeffrey S. Tongue
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Upton, New York
 

Session B. Winter Weather / Cool Season
Session Chair - Jeff Waldstreicher
 
11:30 am
Remarks by Session Chair

11:40 am
AWIPS Procedures that Combine Science and Visualization to Evalutate the Mesoscale and Microphysical Potential for Significant Winter Weather
Josh Korotky
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

12:15 pm
Fog - Some New Techniques to Better Predict this Aviation Menace
Hugh W. Johnson IV
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

12:45 pm

Lunch

2:15 pm
SNOWIN TO BEAT THE BAND: Using Satellite Imagery and Local Analysis and Prediction System (LAPS) Output to Diagnose the Rapid Development of a Mesoscale Snowband
David R. Vallee and Eleanor Vallier-Talbot
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Taunton, Massachusetts

2:45 pm
An Analysis of a Poorly Forecast Frontogenetically _ Forced Early Spring Snowstorm
Michael S. Evans
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Binghamton, New York

3:15 pm

Break

3:45 pm

Lessons Learned and Best Practices _ Converting from MDL matrices to
GFE Formatters
David Zaff
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

4:30 pm

The Unusually Intense Coastal Front Passage of 17-18 April 2002 in Eastern New England
Lance F. Bosart
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York
 

Agenda

Northeast Regional Operational Workshop

Albany, New York

Wednesday, November 5, 2003


 
Session C. Modeling
Session Chair - Jeffrey Tongue


8:00 am
Remarks by Session Chair
8:05 am
The Collaborative Effort Between Stony Brook University and the National Weather Service
Part 1 - Previous Results, Current Status, and Future Plans

Brian A. Colle
Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York
Part 2 - Development of a Real-Time Ensemble Forecast System
Matthew Jones
Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

Part 3- Integration of Mesoscale Models into Operational Weather Forecasting
Jeffrey S. Tongue
NOAA/National Weather Service, Upton, New York

9:15 am
Reliability Trends of the Global Forecast System Model Output Statistical Guidance in the Northeastern US: A Statistical Analysis with Operational Forecasting Applications
Paul Sisson
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Burlington, Vermont

9:45 am
Implementation of Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction for Weather_sensitive Business Operations
Lloyd A. Treinish and Anthony P. Praino
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York

10:15 am
Break
 
 
Session D. CSTAR Projects
Session Chair - Warren R. Snyder
 
10:45 am
Large-Scale Regime Transition and Its Relationship to Significant Cool Season Precipitation Events in the Northeast
Heather Archambault
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
University at Albany, State University of New York

11:15 am
The Distribution of Precipitation over the Northeast Accompanying Landfalling and Transitioning Tropical Cyclones
David P. DeLuca
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

11:45 am
Cold Season 500 hPa Cutoff Cyclone Precipitation Distribution and a Case Study
Anthony Fracasso
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Global Climatology of Closed 1000_500 hPa Thickness Highs and Lows
Thomas J. Galarneau, Jr.
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

2:00 pm
A Study of Landfalling Tropical Storms
Alan F. Srock
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

2:30 pm
Case Studies of Warm Season Cutoff Cyclone Precipitation Distribution
Jessica S. Najuch
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York
 
3:00 pm
Assessing the Impact of Collaborative Research Projects on NWS Warning Performance
Jeff S. Waldstreicher
Scientific Services Division, NOAA/NWS Eastern Region Headquarters
Bohemia, New York

3:30 pm

Closing Remarks  
 
 
 
NROW VI will be held November 2 and 3, 2004