SR/SSD 97-54


Technical Attachment

American Meteorological Society 78th Annual Meeting

Phoenix, Arizona January 11-16, 1998

Papers and Posters Presented by NWS Southern Region Participants

16th Conf. on Weather Analysis and Forecasting:

Significant Tornado Events Associated with Tropical and Subtropical Cyclones in Florida. Bart Hagemeyer (NWSO Melbourne).

Studying the South Texas Sea Breeze Using a Mesoscale Model Installed at Brownsville, TX, National Weather Service Office. Mark Jackson (NWSO Brownsville), and J.S. Snook (NSSL).

Experimental Automated Decision Tree for Forecasting Heavy Rains from Mid-Latitude Synoptic Patterns in Louisiana. G. Alan Johnson and J. Moser (NWSFO New Orleans Area).

The Spaceflight Meteorology Group's Use of GOES Satellite Derived Products for Space Shuttle Weather Forecasting. Mark Keehn (Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Houston) and K. Shelton-Mur.

Forecast Decision for Space Shuttle Mission STS-84 Using High Resolution GOES-8 Imagery. G. Wayne Baggett, D.A. Rotzoll and D.G. Bellue (Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Houston).

A Severe Thunderstorm Initiated at the Intersection of Intense Gravity Waves and a Surface Convergence Line. Mark Jackson and P.A. Yura (NWSO Brownsville).

Experiments with Bias-Corrected Temperature Guidance Using NCEP's Mesoscale Eta Model. Mike Baldwin and Steve Hrebenach (NWSO Tulsa).

14th International Conf. on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Oceanography, and Hydrology:

A Successful Transition from a Mainframe to a Distributed System in an Operational Environment. Doris Rotzoll (Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Houston).

The Development of a User Friendly Graphical User Interface for the Spaceflight Meteorology Group's Meteorological Interactive Data Display System. Mark Keehn (Spaceflight Meteorology Group, Houston).

12th Conf. on Numerical Weather Prediction:

Gravity Waves, Rainbands, and Deep Convection Induced by Trade Wind Flow over Puerto Rico. Shawn Bennett (NWSFO San Juan).

Real Time Mesoscale Modeling in an Operational Environment. Chris Herbster(1) (Florida State University), and A.I. Watson (NWSO Tallahassee).

Mesoscale Model Simulations, Doppler Radar Observations and Observed Rainfall of a Land Falling Tropical Storm in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. Chris Herbster* (Florida State University), and A.I. Watson and R.R. Carle (NWSO Tallahassee).

2nd Conf. on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes:

An Idealized Mesoscale Model Simulation Under Light and Variable Synoptic Flow over the Florida Panhandle During the Summer. Chris Herbster* (Florida State University), and K.J. Gould, J.D. Fournier and A.I. Watson (NWSO Tallahassee).

2nd Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology:

The Significance of Diurnal Variations of the Haines Index in the Elevated Southwest. Kerry Jones (NWSFO Albuquerque).

2nd Symposium on Integrated Observing Systems (IOS):

Operational Use of the WFO Hydrologic Forecast System (WHFS) at NWSFO Norman. Donna Dubberke, T. Curl, L. Jones, and E. Beard (NWSFO Norman).

Dissemination of Hydrologic Data and Forecasts Through EMWIN. Phillip Weigant (ABRFC Tulsa) and K. Oldem.

1st Conf. on Artificial Intelligence:

The Use of Neural Networks to Produce Accurate Locally Developed QPFs. Tony Hall (WGRFC Fort Worth).

Application of Neural Work to Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting (QPF) at a National Weather Service Forecast Office. Russell Pfost (NWSFO Jackson).

Special Symposium on Hydrology:

Hydrologic Validation of Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) Using River Forecast Model Output for Five Headwater Basins. William Reed, B.G. Olsen and J.A. Schmidt (ABRFC Tulsa).

FCSTVER: A Tool for the Hydrologic Validation of Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts. William Lawrence, B.G. Olsen and W.B. Reed (ABRFC Tulsa).

Hydrologic Evaluation of Quantitative Precipitation Forcasts (QPF) Using the Flood and Daily River Forecasts of the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC). William Reed, W.E. Lawrence and B.G. Olsen (ABRFC Tulsa).

The Testing of Enhanced Services by the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC) to Fourteen Weather Forecast Offices. William Reed, B.G. Olsen, W.E. Lawrence and S.M. Fortin (ABRFC Tulsa).

Mean Areal Precipitation Climatology Over the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center. Keith Stellman, J. Kuhn, J. Graschel, D. Reed and S. Nichols (LMRFC Slidell).

An Examination of Meteorological Conditions of a West Texas "Synoptic Type" Flash Flood Event and a Comparison of WSR-88D Rainfall Estimates. Lance Goehring (NWSO Amarillo).

Beyond NWSRFS: Three Additional Programs Essential to River Forecast Operations at the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC). William Reed, W.E. Lawrence, J.H. Paul and B.G. Olsen (ABRFC Tulsa).

Also participating as session chairmen or committee members:

G. Alan Johnson (NWSFO New Orleans Area)

Dennis McCarthy (NWSFO Norman)

Joe Arellano (NWSO Corpus Christi)

Bernard Meisner (SRH/SSD Fort Worth)

1. Former COMET Post-Doc employee at NWSO Tallahassee.