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AMS 2019 Presentations

WRF-Hydro® @ AMS Annual Meeting 2019

Note: Those presentations listed with an * will not be presented due to the current federal government shutdown.

Monday 07 January 2019


1.1 Coupling the National Water Model to the Coastal Ocean for Predicting Water Hazards
Brian Blanton
, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; and R. Luettich, C. Dawson, and J. G. Fleming
North 130 08:30-08:45


2A.4 Insights into Hydrometeorological Factors Constraining Flood Prediction Skill during the May and October 2015 Texas Hill Country Flood Events   
Larry J. Hopper Jr., NWS, Phoenix, AZ; and P. Lin, Z. L. Yang, M. Lenz, and J. W. Zeitler

North 127ABC  11:15 - 11:30


* 2B.5 Using Wavelets to Estimate Timing Errors in the National Water Model
Erin Towler, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dugger, D. Gochis, J. McCreight, and L. K. Read
North 126 BC 11:30 - 11:45


* 2.6 Compound Inland and Coastal Flood Inundation Studies Using the NUOPC/ESMF Framework
Saeed Moghimi
, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD; and E. Myers, S. V. Vinogradov, L. Shi, A. Abdolali, A. Van der Westhuysen, Z. Ma, A. Chawla, H. Mashriqui, T. Flowers, and N. P. Kurkowski

North 130 11:45 - 12:00


3B.8 Observed and Simulated Channel Network Infiltration Losses in the Semi-Arid Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, Arizona                    
Max Mitchell
, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. Hazenberg, T. M. Lahmers, S. Burns, C. L. Castro, D. Gochis, D. C. Goodrich, H. V. Gupta, and Y. Korgaonkar

North 126BC  15:45 - 16:00


3A.8 Using WRF-Hydro v5.0 for Operational, Highly Localized Land Surface and Streamflow Predictions
Mukul Tewari
, IBM Research, New York, NY; and C. D. Watson, L. A. Treinish, and H. Kolar

North 127ABC 15:45 - 16:00


133 The Data Assimilation Research Testbed (DART): Ensemble Data Assimilation for NCAR Community Earth System Models              
Jeffrey Anderson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and N. Collins, M. El Gharamti, A. Fox, S. Ha, J. Hendricks, T. Hoar, J. Liang, J. McCreight, A. Mizzi, N. Pedatella, K. Raeder, A. Rafieeinasab, J. H. Richter, C. P. Riedel, G. Romine, and J. Tribbia

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


* 43 Impacts of Spatially Variable Soil Depth Characterization on NOAA National Water Model Streamflow Prediction in the Semi-Arid Southwest U.S.   
Aubrey Dugger
, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado; and D. J. Gochis, M. Barlage, and B. Cosgrove

Hall 4  16:00 - 18:00


* 32 Assessing Biases and Errors in Non-Precipitation Forcing Fields for the National Water Model Configuration of WRF-Hydro              
Joseph A. Grim, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gochis, A. Dugger, A. Rafieei Nasab, L. Karsten, and L. Pan

Hall 4 16:00-18:00


* 27 Characteristics of National Water Model and North American Land Data Assimilation System Soil Moisture Climatological Distributions in the Mediterranean Climate of the California Russian River Basin  
Darren L. Jackson, ESRL, Boulder, CO; and M. Hughes, R. J. Zamora, R. Cifelli, M. Hobbins, and R. S. Webb

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


33 Enhancements to the WRF-Hydro Hydrologic Model Structure for Semi-Arid Environments  
Timothy M. Lahmers
, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. Hazenberg, H. V. Gupta, C. L. Castro, D. J. Gochis, A. L. Dugger, D. N. Yates, L. K. Read, L. Karsten, Y. H. Wang, R. J. Zamora, and B. Cosgrove

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


47 Fully Coupled Atmospheric‐Hydrological Modeling at Watershed Scale: A Case Study with WRF-Hydro for Western Puerto Rico                
Jonathan Muñoz-Barreto
, Univ. of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, PR; and J. P. Valle-Rodriguez and T. Lakhankar

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


26 Hydroclimatological Modeling of the Carcarañá River Basin in Argentina  

Sujan Pal, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana−Champaign, Urbana, IL; and F. Dominguez, D. J. Gochis, and E. Demaria

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


34 Demonstrating the Added Values of Suction Losses for Channel Infiltration in WRF-Hydro Hydrologic Model    
Yuan-Heng Wang, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and P. Hazenberg, H. V. Gupta, C. L. Castro, T. M. Lahmers, C. L. Unkrich, and D. C. Goodrich

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


Tuesday 08 January 2019


* 5.1 An Update on NOAA’s National Water Model and Related Initiatives
Brian Cosgrove, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and D. J. Gochis, T. Graziano, E. Clark, T. Flowers, and F. Ogden

North 126BC  10:30 - 10:45


* 5.2 Assessment of Operational and Retrospective NOAA National Water Model Performance for Low Frequency Flooding Events: National Synthesis and Case Studies
David Gochis, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dugger, T. J. Mills, E. Towler, B. Cosgrove, F. Salas, D. Yates, J. McCreight, L. K. Read, L. Karsten, A. Rafieeinasab, K. Sampson, M. Barlage, K. FitzGerald, M. McAllister, L. Pan, and Y. Zhang

North 126BC 10:45 - 11:00


5.3 An Exploration of the WRF-Hydro Model During Intense Rain Events in Anchorage

Emily Niebuhr, NOAA/NWS/Alaska Region, Anchorage, AK

North 126BC 11:00 - 11:15


J2.5 Effects of Horizontal Redistribution of Surface Fluxes in the Coupled WRF-Hydro Atmospheric and Hydrologic Model                  
Timothy M. Lahmers
, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; and C. L. Castro and P. Hazenberg

North 127ABC 11:30 - 11:45


5.5 Evaluation of Hydrologic Predictions Based on Multi-Model and Multi-Precipitation Product Forcing
Bong-Chul Seo, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and F. Quintero and
W. F. Krajewski

North 126BC 11:30- 11:45


* 6.2 Hyper-Resolution Flood Modeling Using WRF-Hydro: A Case Study in Urban Charlotte
Laura K Read
, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gochis, D. N. Yates, J. Kim, and M. Smith

North 126BC  13:45 - 14:00



451 Distributed Hydrologic Modeling for Flood Mitigation—San Francisco Bay Area Advanced Quantitative Precipitation Information System           
Lynn E. Johnson
, CIRA/Colorado State Univ., Boulder, CO; and R. Cifelli, J. Kim, and G. Pratt

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


421 Investigating the Role of Lateral Water Transport in Modulating Land-Atmosphere-Cloud Interactions in Southern Great Plains               
Maoyi Huang
, PNNL, Richland, WA; and L. K. Berg and H. Xiao

Hall 4  16:00 - 18:00


* 441 Hydrometeorological Forecast Performance and Sensitivities for the 27 May 2018 Ellicott City Flood    
Kelly Mahoney
, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and F. Viterbo, B. Cosgrove, L. K. Read, F. Salas, J. C. Elliott, R. Cifelli, and D. J. Gochis

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


439 The Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System Version 5 Converging with the National Water Model: Enhancements & Education            

Molly McAllister, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gochis, M. Barlage, A. Dugger, K. FizGerald, L. Karsten, J. McCreight, J. Mills, L. Pan, A. RafieeiNasab, L. Read, K. Sampson, D. Yates, W. Yu, and Y. Zhang

Hall 4  16:00 - 18:00


* 436 Evaluating the National Water Model Soil Moisture's Response to Precipitation Forcing
Nai-Yu Wang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD
Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


* 449 Development of Forcing Engine for Operational Water Prediction System over Hawaii Islands
Linlin Pan
, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and D. J. Gochis, K. FitzGerald, W. Yu, A. Dugger, Y. Zhang, A. Rafieeinasab, L. Karsten, D. Streubel, K. Kodama, and B. Cosgrove

Hall 4  16:00 - 18:00


438 Extended Evaluation of the National Water Model over Iowa  
Marcela Rojas, Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; and F. Quintero and
W. F. Krajewski

Hall 4 16:00 18:00


524 Enabling an Operational Coupled Modelling and Observing System to Assess Water Quality in the Lake George, New York Watershed          
Lloyd Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and C. D. Watson, G. Auger, M. Tewari, E. M. Dow, M. Henderson, A. P. Praino, M. Kelly, V. W. Moriarty, M. Passow, A. C. Nogueira Jr., A. B. Buoro, and H. Kolar

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


* 437 Evaluating the Impact of Soil Texture Parameter Estimation on National Water Water Model Soil Moisture Simulations          
Robert J. Zamora
, NOAA/OAR/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and F. Viterbo, M. Hughes, D. J. Gochis, R. Cifelli, and R. Webb

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00

Wednesday 09 January 2019


9B.4 Uncertainties of 3D Soil Hydraulic Parameters in Streamflow Simulations Using a Distributed Hydrological Model System                   
Huiling Yuan
, Nanjing Univ., Nanjing, China; and Y. Yang and W. Yu

North 126BC 11:15 - 11:30


* 839 Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing the National Water Model in Hawaii and Alaska  
Scott D. Lindsey
, NWS/Alaska Pacific River Forecast Center, Anchorage, AK; and D. Streubel, B. Cosgrove, K. Kodama, D. Gochis, and K. FitzGerald
Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00


* 887 Sensitivity Analysis of National Water Model Using DELSA  
Arezoo Rafieeinasab
, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and A. Dugger, L. Karsten, M. Barlage, D. J. Gochis, Y. Liu, W. Wu, B. A. Cosgrove, and X. Feng

Hall 4 16:00 - 18:00

Thursday 10 January 2019


11B.3 Calibration of the Community WRF-Hydro Modeling System over Southern Wyoming for Simulation With Randomized Cloud Seeding Experiments.
Logan Karsten, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Xue, S. Tessendorf, D. Gochis, and R. Rasmussen

North 127ABC  09:00 - 09:15


12B.4 Real-Time Assimilation of Streamflow into the National Water Model Channel Routing Using Coupled WRF-Hydro and DART               
Seong Jin Noh
, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; and D. J. Seo, J. McCreight, A. RafieeiNasab, T. J. Hoar, M. El Gharamti, D. J. Gochis, B. Cosgrove, and T. Vukicevic

North 232C 09:15 - 09:30

13B.3 Nested Hyper-Resolution Modeling and Assimilation of Water Level Data Using WRF-Hydro, OpenDA and the Community Hydrologic Prediction System
Sunghee Kim
, Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX; and S. Noh, D. J. Seo, E. Welles, E. Pelgrim, A. Weerts, B. Philip, E. Lyons, M. Smith, and E. Wells

North 232C  11:00 - 11:15