SR SSD 2000-17

Technical Attachment

American Meteorological Society
20th Conference on Severe Local Storms
Ninth Conference on Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Meteorology
September 11-15, 2000

Papers and Posters by NWS Southern Region Participants.

SLS Conference.

Warning Decision Making Process during the May 3rd, 1999 Tornado Outbreak. Elizabeth Quoetone (OSF Norman), David Andra (WFO Norman) and W.F. Bunting (WFO Pleasant Hill, MO).

Evolution of Surface Meteorological Fields on May 3, 1999. Mike Foster and Alan Moller (NWSFO Fort Worth), J. K. Jordan and K.C. Crawford (Univ. Of Oklahoma).

A Detailed Look at Extreme Wind Damage in Derecho Events. Daniel Miller (WFO Norman) and R. Johns (NCEP/SPC Norman).

Verification of the Tornado Events in the Norman Oklahoma NWSFO County Warning Area for the May 3, 1999 Severe Weather Outbreak. Greg Stumpf (NSSL/OU Norman), Douglas Speheger (WFO Norman) and D. Burgess (NSSL).

Tornado Outbreak in the Middle and Upper Keys Associated with Tropical Storm Mitch. Guy Rader and Jack Gross (WFO Miami).

A Comparison of Outer and Inner Rainband Characteristics in Hurricane Georges. John Wright (WFO Miami) and G. Aguirre-Echevarria (NCEP/NHC Miami).

A Composite Synoptic Climatology of Florida Peninsular Tornado Outbreaks. Christopher Mello (WFO Hanford CA), Charles Paxton and C.M. Hartnett (WFO Tampa Bay Area).

Lightning Distributions over the Florida Peninsula. Todd Lericos and Henry Fuelberg (Florida State Univ.), and A.I. Watson (NWSO Tallahassee).

South Florida 1998 Groundhog Day Tornado Outbreak. Kim Brabander (WFO Miami).

The Tornadic Supercell of 8 April 1998 across Alabama and Georgia. Kevin Pence and Brian Peters (WFO Birmingham).

An Overview of a Cool Season Tornadic Supercell over Central Mississippi. Alan Gerard, Gregory Garrett and C. Morgan (WFO Jackson).

An Investigation of Topographic Influence on Tornadogenesis in Georgia. Scott Lawrimore (Georgia Tech/The Weather Channel), Terry Murphy and Gary Beeley (NWSFO Atlanta), and D.J.C. St. John (Georgia Tech).

Utilizing the NSSL Next Generation Warning Decision Support System in Real-Time Warning Operations. Alan Gerard (WFO Jackson) and J. W. Conway.

Graphically Depicting the Daily Hazardous Weather Outlook for East Central Florida. John Pendergrast, Dave Sharp and David Jacobs (WFO Melbourne).

The Tornado Damage Risk Assessment - Predicting the Impact of a Big Outbreak in Dallas-Fort Worth. Scott Rae (North Central Texas Council of Governments) and Jim Stefkovitch (WFO Jackson).

An Analysis of the Public Response to the East Central Florida Tornado Outbreak of 22-23 February 1998. Earl Baker (Florida State Univ.) And Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne).

National Weather Service Warnings: Comparing Expectations with Reality. Lans Rothfusz (NWSFO Atlanta).

Tornado Warning Situations for East Central Florida. Dave Sharp, P.F. Blottman and Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne).

Southwest Georgia Tornado Outbreak of 13-14 February 2000: An Overview. Ken Gould, Irv Watson, Jeff Fournier, Bob Goree, Ron Block and Marty Trexler (NWSO Tallahassee).

The Warning Polygon Verification Project: An Alternative Verification Scheme for Severe Storm Warnings. Richard Smith (SRH/MSD Fort Worth).

An Analysis of NSSL WDSS Circulation Parameters during 1999-2000 Tornado Events in the NWS Jackson, Mississippi, County Warning Area. Eric Carpenter, Alan Gerard and Ed Agre(WFO Jackson).

Southwest Georgia Tornado Outbreak of 13-14 February 2000: An Assessment of WSR-88D Tornado Detection Skill. Thomas Turnage (NWSO Tallahassee), R.R. Lee (OSF Norman) and E.D. Mitchell (NSSL Norman).

The Role of Jet Couplet Dynamics in the Lifecycle of a Short-Duration, Severe Mid-Latitude Squall Line within an Elevated, Marginally Unstable Environment. Michael Jamski, Mark Wool and A.I. Watson (NWSO Tallahassee).

Utilizing Established Techniques in Forecasting the Potential for Derecho Development. Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne), Mark Rose (NWSO Nashville) and L.M. Trapasso.

Damage and Radar Analysis of the Nashville, TN Tornado. Tim Marshall (Haag Engineering) and Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne).

Development of an Index of Storminess as a Proxy for Seasonal Severe Storms Forecasting in Florida. Bart Hagemeyer (WFO Melbourne).

An Example of a Left-Split Supercell Producing 5-inch Hail: The Big Spring, Texas Storm of 10 May 1996. George Mathews (NWSO Midland) and T. J. Turnage (NWSO Tallahassee).

Vertically Integrated Liquid Density as an Indicator of Hail Size. Mark Rose (NWSO Nashville) and Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne).

A Severe Weather Threats Checklist to Determine the Storm Environment. Tim Troutman (WFO Melbourne), D.B. Elson and Mark Rose (NWSO Nashville).

The Evolution of Two Tornadic Supercells into an Intense Bow Echo over Southwest Nebraska and Northwest Kansas. Eric Martello (WFO Jackson).

Also participating as session chairmen:

Kevin Pence (WFO Birmingham)
Mike Foster (WFO Fort Worth)
Bart Hagemeyer (WFO Melbourne)
Lans Rothfusz (WFO Atlanta)
Stephen Parker (WFO Morristown)

Aviation, Range and Aerospace Conference

NWS Spaceflight Meteorology Group Operations. Frank Brody (NWS/NASA SMG Houston).

Verification of Upper Air Forecasts for the Space Shuttle and the X38 Flight Tests. Dan Bellue (NWS/NASA SMG Houston).

AWIPS Era Real Time TAF, FWC, and LAMP Ceiling and Visibility Verification Program at WFO Tulsa. James Frederick and Steve Amburn (WFO Tulsa).

Weather Support to the NASA Deep Space Network. G. Wayne Baggett (NWS/NASA SMG Houston), and S.D. Slobin.

Return-to-Launch-Site Abort Landing Weather: Impact upon Launch Availability. Tim Garner (NWS/NASA SMG Houston).

Natural and Triggered Lightning Forecasts for Space Shuttle Landings. Tim Garner and T.D. Oram (NWS/NASA SMG Houston).

An Operational Local Data Integration System (LDIS) at NWS Melbourne. Scott Spratt, Peter Blottman, Dave Sharp and Tony Cristaldi (WFO Melbourne), J. Case and J. Manobianco.