Weather and Forecasting

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Volume 37, Issue 5

About the Journal

Weather and Forecasting (WAF) publishes research that is relevant to operational forecasting. This includes papers on significant weather events, forecasting techniques, forecast verification, model parameterizations, data assimilation, model ensembles, statistical postprocessing techniques, the transfer of research results to the forecasting community, and the societal use and value of forecasts. The scope of WAF includes research relevant to forecast lead times ranging from short-term “nowcasts” through seasonal time scales out to approximately two years.

ISSN: 0002-8156; elSSN: 1520-0434

Editor in Chief

Gary Lackmann, North Carolina State University

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Impact Factor

3.025 

2020 Journal Impact Factors in the Meteorology and Atmospheric Science category

Weather and Forecasting moves to monthly publication schedule in 2022

AMS Publications is happy to announce that Weather and Forecasting (WAF), now entering its 37th year as one of AMS’s leading journals, will be moving to a monthly publication schedule starting with the January 2022 issue.

Founded in 1986, WAF was published quarterly until moving to a six-issue-per-year bimonthly journal in 1999. Its progress to a monthly publication reflects the growing page count and popularity it enjoys, and is a testament to its enduring value to the research and operational forecasting community.

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Predicting Peak Wind Gusts During Specific Weather Types with the Meteorologically Stratified Gust Factor Model

Victoria A. Lang, Teresa J. Turner, Brandon R. Selbig, Austin R. Harris, and Jonathan D. W. Kahl
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ProbSevere LightningCast: A deep-learning model for satellite-based lightning nowcasting

John L. Cintineo, Michael J. Pavolonis, and Justin M. Sieglaff
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Sub-severe and Severe Hail

Kimberly L. Elmore, John T. Allen, and Alan E. Gerard
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ACCESS-C: Australian Convective-Scale NWP with Hourly 4D-Var Data Assimilation

Susan Rennie, Shaun Cooper, Peter Steinle, Gary Dietachmayer, Monika Krysta, Charmaine Franklin, Chris Bridge, Matthew Marshall, Yi Xiao, and Dean Sgarbossa
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Skill Assessment of NCEP Three-way Coupled HWRF-HYCOM-WW3 Modeling System: Hurricane Laura Case Study

Hyun-Sook Kim, Jessica Meixner, Biju Thomas, Brandon Reichl, Bin Liu, Avichal Mehra, and Alan Wallcraft
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Evaluation and Improvement of a TKE-based Eddy-Diffusivity Mass-Flux (EDMF) Planetary Boundary Layer Scheme in Hurricane Conditions

Xiaomin Chen, George H. Bryan, Andrew Hazelton, Frank D. Marks, and Pat Fitzpatrick
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Impact of WSR-88D Intra-Volume Low-Level Scans on Severe Weather Warning Performance

John Y. N. Cho, James M. Kurdzo, Betty J. Bennett, Mark E. Weber, Joseph W. Dellicarpini, Andrew Loconto, and Hayden Frank
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Prototype of a Warn-on-Forecast System for Smoke (WoFS-Smoke)

Thomas Jones, Ravan Ahmadov, Eric James, Gabriel Pereira, Saulo Freitas, and Georg Grell
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Identifying weather patterns as sociated with increased volcanic ash risk within British Isles airspace

Samuel R. Harrison, James O. Pope, Robert A. Neal, Freya K. Garry, Ryosuke Kurashina, and Dan Suri
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Real-time simulated storm surge predictions during Hurricane Michael (2018)

M.V. Bilskie, T.G. Asher, P.W. Miller, J.G. Fleming, S.C. Hagen, and R.A. Luettich Jr.
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Short-term convection-allowing ensemble precipitation forecast sensitivity to resolution of initial condition perturbations and central initial states

Craig S. Schwartz, Jonathan Poterjoy, Glen S. Romine, David C. Dowell, Jacob R. Carley, and Jamie Bresch
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Utilizing the High-Resolution Ensemble Forecast System to Produce Calibrated Probabilistic Thunderstorm Guidance

David R. Harrison, Matthew S. Elliott, Israel L. Jirak, and Patrick T. Marsh
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Short-Term Prediction of a Nocturnal Significant Tornado Outbreak Using a Convection-Allowing Ensemble

Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., Louis J. Wicker, Kent H. Knopfmeier, William J. S. Miller, Patrick S. Skinner, and Katie A. Wilson
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Simulated QLCS Vortices in a High-Shear, Low-CAPE Environment

Levi T. Lovell and Matthew D. Parker
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On the ROC area of ensemble forecasts for rare events

Zied Ben Bouallègue and David S. Richardson
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The Development of the NCEP Global Ensemble Forecast System Version 12

Xiaqiong zhou, Yuejian Zhu, Dingchen Hou, Bing Fu, Wei Li, Hong Guan, Eric Sinsky, Walter Kolczynski, Xianwu Xue, Yan Luo, Jiayi Peng, Bo Yang, Vijay Tallapragada, and Philip Pegion
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Hurricane Forecasting: A Novel Multimodal Machine Learning Framework

Léonard Boussioux, Cynthia Zeng, Théo Guénais, and Dimitris Bertsimas
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Tropical Cyclone Track Prediction with an Encoding-to-Forecasting Deep Learning Model

Pingping Dong, Jie Lian, Hui Yu, Jianguo Pan, Yuping Zhang, and Guomin Chen
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Diagnosing Supercell Environments: A Machine Learning Approach

Stephen A. Shield and Adam L. Houston
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An Intercomparison of Antarctic NWP during the Austral Summer Special Observing Period for the Year of Polar Prediction

Benjamin J.E. Schroeter, Nathaniel L. Bindoff, Phil Reid, and Simon P. Alexander
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Subseasonal Earth system prediction with CESM2

Jadwiga H. Richter, Anne A. Glanville, James Edwards, Brian Kauffman, Nicholas A. Davis, Abigail Jaye, Hyemi Kim, Nicholas M. Pedatella, Lantao Sun, Judith Berner, Who M. Kim, Stephen G. Yeager, Gokhan Danabasoglu, Julie M. Caron, and Keith W. Oleson
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Using Artificial Neural Networks to Improve CFS Week 3-4 Precipitation and 2-Meter Air Temperature Forecasts

Yun Fan, Vladimir Krasnopolsky, Huug van den Dool, Chung-Yu Wu, and Jon Gottschalck

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Convective Modes for Significant Severe Thunderstorms in the Contiguous United States. Part I: Storm Classification and Climatology

Bryan T. Smith, Richard L. Thompson, Jeremy S. Grams, Chris Broyles, and Harold E. Brooks
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Convective Modes for Significant Severe Thunderstorms in the Contiguous United States. Part II: Supercell and QLCS Tornado Environments

Richard L. Thompson, Bryan T. Smith, Jeremy S. Grams, Andrew R. Dean, and Chris Broyles
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Lightning and Severe Weather: A Comparison between Total and Cloud-to-Ground Lightning Trends

Christopher J. Schultz, Walter A. Petersen, and Lawrence D. Carey
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Verification of Convection-Allowing WRF Model Forecasts of the Planetary Boundary Layer Using Sounding Observations

Michael C. Coniglio, James Correia Jr., Patrick T. Marsh, and Fanyou Kong
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An Objective High-Resolution Hail Climatology of the Contiguous United States

John L. Cintineo, Travis M. Smith, Valliappa Lakshmanan, Harold E. Brooks, and Kiel L. Ortega
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Toward Improving High-Resolution Numerical Hurricane Forecasting: Influence of Model Horizontal Grid Resolution, Initialization, and Physics

Sundararaman G. Gopalakrishnan, Stanley Goldenberg, Thiago Quirino, Xuejin Zhang, Frank Marks Jr., Kao-San Yeh, Robert Atlas, and Vijay Tallapragada

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20 May 2013 Moore, Oklahoma, Tornado: Damage Survey and Analysis

Donald Burgess, Kiel Ortega, Greg Stumpf, Gabe Garfield, Chris Karstens, Tiffany Meyer, Brandon Smith, Doug Speheger, Jim Ladue, Rick Smith, and Tim Marshall
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Through the Eyes of the Experts: Meteorologists’ Perceptions of the Probability of Precipitation

Alan E. Stewart, Castle A. Williams, Minh D. Phan, Alexandra L. Horst, Evan D. Knox, and John A. Knox
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Vulnerability due to Nocturnal Tornadoes

Walker S. Ashley, Andrew J. Krmenec, and Rick Schwantes

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