Agenda

Northeast Regional Operational Workshop XIII

Albany, New York

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

 

8:00 am

Welcoming Remarks

Raymond G. O’Keefe, Meteorologist In Charge

Warren R. Snyder, Science & Operations Officer

National Weather Service, Albany, New York

 

Conference Chairs

Steve R. DiRienzo

Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Weather Service, Albany, New York

 

Warren R. Snyder

Science & Operations Officer, National Weather Service, Albany, New York

 

 

Session A – Warm Season Topics / Convection

 

8:05 am

Verification of Thunderstorm Occurrence Using the National Lightning Detection Network

Kristen L. Corbosiero

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

8:30 am

A Multiscale Analysis of a Heavy Rainfall Event over Lake Michigan

Jason M. Cordeira

Department and Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

8:55 am

Identifying Key Features to Predict Significant Severe Weather Outbreaks in the Northeast United States

Neil A. Stuart

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

 

9:20 am

A Study on Convective Modes Associated with Tornadoes in Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania

Timothy W. Humphrey

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany

State University of New York, Albany, New York

9:45 am

An Investigation of Null-event Severe Convective Watches in the WFO Baltimore/Washington Forecast Area

Matthew Kramar

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Sterling, Virginia

 

10:10 am

Break

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10:40 am

The Massachusetts Tornado Outbreak of June 1, 2011

Joseph W. DelliCarpini

NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Taunton, Massachusetts

 

11:05 am

Challenges Associated with the Survey of the June 1, 2011 Massachusetts Tornadoes

Alan E. Dunham

NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Taunton Massachusetts

 

11:30 am

Applying Conceptual Models for Non-mesocylonic Tornadoes in Quasi-linear Convective Systems to National Weather Service Tornado Damage Surveys

Matthew Kramar

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Sterling, VA

 

11:55 pm

The Evolution of Quasi-Linear Convective Systems Encountering the Northeastern U.S. Coastal Marine Environment

Kelly Lombardo 

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, State University of New York,  Stony Brook, NewYork

 

12:20 pm

Lunch

 

 

 Session B – Water (Hydrology, Flooding, and Tropical Storm Events)

 

2:00 pm

The April 28, 2011 Early-morning Tornado and Flash Flood Event in Central New York and Northeast Pennsylvania

Michael Evans

NOAA/ NWS Weather Forecast Office, Binghamton, New York

 

2:25 pm

Using Standardized Anomalies to Identify Significant Heavy Rain Events

Jason Krekeler

NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast office, State College, Pennsylvania

 

2:50 pm

An Examination of the 16-17 April 2011 Record Tidal Flooding on the Lower Delaware River

Dean Iovino

NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Mount Holly, New Jersey

 

3:15 pm

Flash Flood Composite Analysis in Vermont and Northern New York

John M. Goff and Gregory A. Hanson

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office,Burlington, Vermont

 

3:40 pm

Tropical Cyclone-frontal interactions and heavy rainfall: A comparison of Tropical Storms Lee and Eloise

Richard H. Grumm

NOAA/NWS,Weather Forecast Office, State College, Pennsylvania

 

4:05 pm

The Forecast Challenge of Tropical Storm Lee

Hugh W. Johnson

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany,  New York

 

4:30 pm

Break

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 Session- C  Keynote Presentation

Introduction – Steve R. DiRienzo

 

445 pm

A Historical Perspective of Flooding in the Mohawk Watershed related to Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee

Dr. John I. Garver

Department of Geology, Union College, Schenectady, New York

 

545 pm

Question & Answer Session

 

6:00 pm

Adjourn

 

 

 

  

 

Agenda

Northeast Regional Operational Workshop XIII

Albany, New York

Thursday, November 3, 2011

 

 

Session D – General Session

(Fire Weather, Cool Season,  Meteorological Theory,  Modeling, Operations)

 

8:30 am

Similar Day Ensemble Post-Processing as Applied to Wildfire Threat and High Ozone Days

Michael Erickson

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

 

8:55 am

A Multiscale Perspective on the Intense Midwest Cyclone of 25-26 October 2010

Lance F Bosart

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany

State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

9:20 am

Field Observations and Modeling of the Microphysics for Winter Storms over Long Island, NY

David Stark       

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

 

9:45 am

Tracking Rossby Wave Packets in Global Analyses and Models

Matthew Souders

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

 

10:10 am

Lower Stratospheric Fronts in Northwesterly and Southwesterly Flow and their Sensible Weather Implications

Andrea A. Lang

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany

State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

10:35 am

Break

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11:00 am

Operational Utilization of WRF-ARW and the Model Evaluation Tools (MET) in Forecasting and Validation in Southeastern New York State as Applied to Hurricane Irene

James Cipriani

IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Yorktown Heights, New York

 

11:25 am

Utilization of a High Resolution Weather and Impact Model to Predict Hurricane Irene

Brandon Hertell

Con Edison, New York, New York

 

11:50 am

Applications of Dual-Pol Radar Data into New England Weather Scenarios

Stephanie L. Dunten

NOAA/NWS Weather Forecast Office, Taunton, Massachusetts

 

12:15 pm

The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) Winter Weather Desk: Verification, Changes, and Future Plans

Dan Peterson

NOAA/NWS, National Center for Environmental Prediction

Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

Suitland, Maryland

 

12:40 pm

Lunch

 

 Session E – CSTAR & Related Topics

 

2:00 pm

Predictability of High Impact Weather during the Cool Season: CSTAR Update and the Development of a New Ensemble Sensitivity Tool for the Forecaster

Brian A. Colle

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York

 

2:25 pm

The 4 September 2011 Tornado in Eastern New York: An Example for Updating Tornado Warning Strategies

Brian J. Frugis

NOAA/ NWS Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

 

2:50 pm

The 2011 “PRE-Season” In Review:  A Look at Tropical Cyclones Irene, Katia, and Lee

Michael L. Jurewicz, Sr.

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Binghamton, New York

 

3:15 pm

A Multiscale Analysis of the Inland Reintensification of Tropical Cyclone Danny (1997) within an Equatorward Jet-Entrance Region

Matthew S. Potter

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

3:40 pm

Break

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4:10 pm

Characteristics and Climatology of Appalachian Lee Troughs

Daniel B. Thompson

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

4:35 pm

Climatological Aspects of Freezing Rain in the Eastern United States

Christopher M. Castellano

Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York

 

 

 

5:00 pm

The June 1, 2011 Hail Monster Event across Eastern New York and Western New England

 Thomas A. Wasula 

NOAA/NWS, Weather Forecast Office, Albany, New York

 

5:25 pm

Wrap Up

Warren R. Snyder

 

5:35 pm

Adjourn

 

6:30pm

CSTAR Dinner at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

44 Wolf Road,  Colonie,  New York

 

 NROW XIV will be held October 31-November 2, 2012