Second Northeast Regional Operational Workshop

Albany, New York

Agenda 

 

Tuesday, November 7, 2000

 

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. Cold Season Events and Phenomena

1:15 pm:  Predictability of the 24-25 January 2000 Snow Storm with Respect to Model Grid Resolution and Initial State  Fuqing Zhang, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO

1:45 pm:  The 24-25 January 2000 East Coast Snowstorm: WFO Sterling Perspective  Steve Zubrick, Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Sterling, VA.

2:15 pm:  Evaluation of RUC2 Snow Forecasts for the Northeast U.S. During Winter 1999-2000.  Greg Carbin, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK.

2:45 pm:    Break


3:15 pm:  A Foot of Snow from a 3000 Foot Thick Cloud: The Ocean Effect Snowstorm 14 January 1999 Jeff S. Waldstreicher, NOAA/NWS Binghamton, New York

3:45 pm:  Oceanic Bombs: What makes them "Tick"?  Lance F. Bosart, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University At Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

4:15 pm:  Measurement of Snow over the Lake Champlain Basin Thomas Econopouly and Michael Winchell Northeast River Forecast Center, NOAA/NWS, Taunton, Massachusetts

 

4:45 pm Adjourn

 

Evening Session

7:00 pm:   The East Coast Snowstorm of 24-25 January 2000  Geoff Manikin, General Sciences Corp., Washington, District of Columbia. 

(no abstract available)



Wednesday, November 8, 2000


Session 2. Warm Season Events and Phenomena

 

8:30 am:   The Development of Severe Thunderstorm Warning Criteria for Pulse Severe Thunderstorms in the Northeastern United States  Carl S. Cerniglia Jr. and Warren R. Snyder   Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York

9:00 am:  Northeast United States Severe Weather Distribution as a Function of Flow Regime  Alicia C. Cacciola, Sheryl Honikman, Thomas J. Galarneau, Lance F. Bosart Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York;  Kenneth D. LaPenta, John S. Quinlan, Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York


9:30 am:   The Dynamics of Heavy Rainfall Associated with Hurricane Floyd  Eyad Atallah and Lance Bosart, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University At Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 

10:00 am: Break

 

10:30 am:   Radar Observations of Northeastern United States Tornadoes Kenneth D. LaPenta, George J. Maglaras, John S. Quinlan and Hugh W. Johnson Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York,  Lance F. Bosart and Thomas J. Galarneau  Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York

11:00 am:   Planetary- and Synoptic-Scale Environments of Strong Tornadic Events over the Northeastern United States Kelly Lombardo, Eyad Atallah, and Daniel Keyser. Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University At Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York

11:30 am: Forecasting Synoptic and Mesoscale Environments for Tornadoes and Derechos in the Northeast United States  Sheryl F. Honikman, Alicia C. Cacciola , Tom J. Garlarneau Jr. and Lance F. Bosart Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York Kenneth D. LaPenta, Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York


Noon:   Lightning In Tornadic Thunderstorms Over the Northeastern United States  Thomas J. Galarneau, Sheryl F. Honikman, Alicia C. Cacciola, and Lance F. Bosart Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, The University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York  Kenneth D. LaPenta, John S. Quinlan, and Glenn E. Wiley Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York 

12:30 pm:   Lunch

 
Session 3. Operational Techniques

2:00 pm:   AWIPS Display Strategies for Enhancing the Visualization of Radar Imagery and NWP Model Output Fields Josh Korotky, Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

2:30 pm:  New Present Weather Imaging Technology for the Operational Forecaster  Mark Beaubien, Yankee Environmental Systems, Inc., Turners Falls, MA  Jeff Freedman, Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University At Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York

3:00 pm:   COOP Station Forecast and Verification Studies  Joseph P. Villani, Lance F. Bosart, and Daniel Keyser Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York.  Michael J. Cempa, Thomas A. Wasula, and Stephen R. Pertgen.  Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, Albany, New York

3:30 pm Evaluation of the SUNYA ReCM for the Winter Climate of Northeastern U.S.  Michael Notaro, Wei-Chyung Wang, and Wei Gong Atmospheric Sciences Research Center, University At Albany State University of New York, Albany, New York

4:00 pm:   A Dynamical-Statistical Atmospheric Modeling System Designed To Simulate Wind Generated Power Production Rates  John W. Zack *, Joseph J Nocera, Kenneth T. Waight, Glenn E. Van Knowe, and Mary D. Bousquet, MESO, Inc., Troy, New York

4:30 pm:  Adjourn