SR/SSD 96-40 10-15-96

Technical Attachment

NATIONAL HEAVY PRECIPITATION WORKSHOP
September 9-13, 1996
State College, Pennsylvania

Contributions from NWS Southern Region Participants

Can the Comparative Use of Multiple Z-R Relationships During Similar Precipitation Events Lead to Improved WSR-88D Rainfall Estimates? Mark A. Rose and Timothy W. Troutman (NWSO Nashville).

WSR-88D Precipitation Processing -- What Improvements Are Most Needed at the WFO? Steven M. Hunter (NWSO Morristown).

QPF Bias: Which Model Performed Best During a South Texas Heavy Rain Event? Andrew R. Patrick and Steve Pfaff (NWSO Corpus Christi).

Can Neural Networks Be Used to Produce Accurate Locally Developed QPFs? Tony Hall (RFC Fort Worth).

How Useful are QPF Verification and QPF Coordination in the NWS? Eric Jones, Jeff Graschel, and John Kuhn (RFC Slidell).

A Categorical, Event Oriented, Flood Forecast Verification System for National Weather Service Hydrology -- A Solution to the Verification Problem. David G. Morris (RFC Fort Worth).

Is the Inclusion of Forecast Quantitative Precipitation Producing Better River Stage Forecasts at the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center? Suzanne M. Fortin (RFC Tulsa).

Are Locally Developed Heavy Rain Forecasting Techniques Beneficial in Predicting Historical Rains? Robert J. Ricks and G. Alan Johnson (NWSFO New Orleans).

How has QPF Been Implemented in the Southern Region? Glenn Austin (SRH Hydrologic Services Division).

How Accurate are Our Storm Totals in Heavy Rain Situations? Thomas Miles and Maxie R. Brown (WSO Meridian). (Poster)

Are Locally Developed Heavy Rain Forecasting Techniques Beneficial in Predicting Historical Rains? Robert J. Ricks and G. Alan Johnson (NWSFO New Orleans). (Poster)