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Thursday, February 29th, 2024

Featured Presentation - The Warn-on-Forecast System: Confident decisions made earlier

Patrick Burke – NSSL; WoFS Program Lead

Leveraging WoFS and Mesoanalysis to Elevate Severe Operations

Dirk Petersen – WFO OAX

The July 26th, 2022 Tornadoes: A Case Study on Storm Evolution and WFO Messaging Strategy

Kalitta Kauffman – WFO GLD

Predicting Tornado Pathlength and Longevity from an Environmental Wind Profile: Theory and Test Cases Using ERA5 Near-Storm Synthetic Proximity Soundings

Jonathan Garner – Former NWS

An Overview of Significant Wind-Driven Hail Events in the Great Plains

Zachary Hiris – WFO BOU

The 2023 June 21-22 Severe Weather Outbreak in Eastern Colorado

Paul Schlatter – WFO BOU

An Overview of the NWS National Water Prediction Service (NWPS) Transition

Melissa Smith – WFO UNR

Insights and Experiences from The NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed

Jordan Thies – WFO GID

Featured Presentation - Potential Uses of Dual-Pol Radar Data for Downbursts and QLCS Mesovortices

Charles Kuster - NSSL

The Era of Machine Learning in Convective Warning Decision Making is Here

Aaron Johnson – WFO DDC

A Sample of ZDR Columns from Storms with Giant (4”+) Hail Reports using GR2ver3

Matt Bunkers – WFO UNR

Comparison of Weather Stations at Different Price Points

Melanie Augenstein – Metro State, Denver, CO

High Plains Cold Pools Obey a Theoretical Propagation Speed Equation

Nicholas Falk – Colorado State U.

Extending the Lead-time of Downslope Windstorm Forecasts Using Machine Learning and Assessing Their Predictability

Casey Zoellick – Colorado Sate U.

An Apparent Eastward Shift in United States Tornadic Activity/a>

James Miezejeski - U. of Northern Colorado

Cold Pool Trains in the Colorado Plains

Christine Neumaier – Colorado State U.

Utilizing Road Weather Information to Automate Traction Law Implementation Along Colorado’s I-70 Ski Corridor

Brenden Eckerman – Metro State, Denver, CO

Featured Banquet Presentation – Climate Fingerprints on Severe Weather

Barb Mayes Boustead

Friday, March 1st, 2024

How Hazard Services will affect convective warnings at the WFO in the future

Taylor Trogdon – GSL/CIRA

Dynamic Ensemble-based Scenarios for IDSS (DESI): A new decision support tool for fast and meaningful interrogation of ensemble-based numerical weather data

Daniel Nietfeld – WIDS Division Chief; GSL

The NOAA Fire Weather Testbed and Related Activities at GSL

Daniel Nietfeld – WIDS Division Chief; GSL

Analysis of the 2022 Western Nebraska Fire Season

Darren Snively – WFO LBF

Predicting Dust Storms on the High Plains: A Look at December 2, 2021

Amanda Wekesser – WFO GID

Variability and Trends in Rocky Mountain Snowpack

Michael Natoli – WFO CYS

2019 Flood: Preparing, Predicting, and Responding to a Multi-Billion-Dollar Disaster

Wesely/Nicolaisen – WFOs GID/OAX

KDP Detection for Microbursts: Case Studies From WFO Goodland’s CWA

Tyler Trigg – WFO GLD

Replacing Missing Temperature Data and Its Effects on Monthly Rankings

Taylor Nicolaisen – WFO OAX

Using Satellite Imagery to Track Blowing X on the High Plains

Bill Line - NESDIS

Any questions about abstracts? Please contact HPChapterAMSNWA@gmail.com. Abstracts are due Monday, July 8th, 2019.