Agenda
Northeast Regional Operational Workshop
Albany, New York
Tuesday, November 5, 2002


 
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
 
Session A. CSTAR Projects
Session Chair - Kenneth D. LaPenta

8:25 am
Remarks by Session Chair
8:30 am
Precipitation Associated with 500 hpa Closed Cyclones: A Fifty Year Climatology
Anantha Aiyyer
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York
9:00 am
Anticipating Mesoscale Band Formation in Winter Storms
David Novak
NOAA/NWS, National Weather Service Eastern Region, Scientific Services Division, Bohemia, New York
9:30 am
A Compare and Contrast Study of Two Banded Heavy Snow Events
Michael S. Evans
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Johnson City, New York

10:00 am
Break

10:30 am
Cutoff Cyclones: A Global and Regional Climatology (1948-2001) and Two Case Studies
Brandon Smith
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York
11:00 am
A Climatology of Warm Season 500 hPa Cutoff Cyclones and Case Study
Matthew J. Novak
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany
State University Of New York, Albany, New York
11:30 am
Characteristics of Upslope Snowfall Events in Northern New York State and Northern Vermont: Diagnostics and Model Simulations of Several Northwest-flow Cases
Daniel St. Jean and Paul A. Sisson
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Burlington, Vermont
Noon
A Hail Event Case Study of a Warm Season Closed Low in the Northeast
Thomas A. Wasula
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

12:30 pm
Lunch
 
Session B. Hydrology and Marine Weather
Session Chair - Alan M. Cope
1:50 pm
Remarks by Session Chair
2:00 pm
A Wind-Wave Climatology for Coastal Buoys Along the United States East Coast
Alan M. Cope
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Mt. Holly, New Jersey
2:30 pm
An Early Alert System for Flooding in the Middle Atlantic River Forecast Domain
Richard H. Grumm
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, State College, Pennsylvania
3:00 pm
Challenges Forecasting the Magnitude of Flooding in Southern New England Associated with the Remnants of Tropical Storm Allison 17 June 2001
Ronald S. W. Horwood
NOAA/NWS, Northeast River Forecast Center, Taunton, Massachusetts
3:30 pm
High Resolution Simulations of Floyd (1999): Structural Evolution and Responsible Mechanisms for the Heavy Rainfall over the Northeast U.S.
Dr. Brian A. Colle
Institute for Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York
4:00 pm
Paul A. Sisson
A Case Study of Heavy Precipitation Occurring in a Continental Environment
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Burlington, Vermont

Wednesday, November 6, 2002


Session C. Severe Convection
Session Chair - Josh Korotky
8:15 am
Remarks by Session Chair
8:30 am
A Multi-scale Examination of the 31 May 1998 Mechanicville, New York F3 Tornado
Kenneth D. LaPenta
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York
9:00 am
Mesoscale Boundaries, Organized Deep Convection and Forecast
Derailments
Lance F. Bosart
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York
9:30 am
Characteristics of Recent Northern New England Tornadoes
John W. Cannon
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Gray, Maine
10:00am
Break


10:30 am
Visually Enhanced Composite Charts for Severe Weather Forecasting and Real-time Diagnosis
Josh Korotky
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
  
Session D. Operations and Instrumentation
Session Chair - Warren R. Snyder
11:20 am
Remarks by Session Chair
11:30 am
A Meteorological Emergency Response Vehicle
William H. Bauman III
Yankee Environmental Systems Inc., Turners Falls, Massachusetts
Noon
National Weather Service Winter Weather Experiment 2001-2002
Michael Bodner
NOAA/NWS, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Camp Springs, Maryland

12:30 pm
Lunch
 
1:30 pm
An Analysis of an Unexpected 12 Inch Snowstorm Aross Southern New York State
Michael L. Jurewicz, Sr.
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Johnson City, New York
2:00 pm
Application of Numerical Model Verification and Ensemble Techniques to Improve Operational Weather Forecasting
Jeffrey S. Tongue
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Upton, New York
2:30 pm
Synoptic and Mesoscale Real Time Forecasting at McGill University
Ron McTaggart-Cowan and John R. Gyakum
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3:00 pm
Break

3:30 pm
Improving Temperature Forecast Verification Scores in the IFPS/GFE Framework
George J. Maglaras
NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York
4:00 pm
GIS Applications in Meteorology, Climatology and Hydrology
John S. Quinlan
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York
4:30 pm
An Overview of Key Concepts from the Warning Decision Making Workshop
Richard J. Westergard
NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York