Today I presented a brief summary of our work on the 3 March 2020 Nashville, Tennessee, tornado event in the second session of the Major Weather Events and Impacts of 2020 conference at the AMS Annual Meeting. A recording of the full 15 minute presentation will be posted on the AMS Annual Meeting website.
I’m excited to report that our National Science Foundation proposal Collaborative Research: The Quasi-Biennial Oscillation and Madden-Julian Oscillation (QBO-MJO) Connection: Positive Feedbacks from Extratropical Wave Forcing was funded. This is a 3-year (2021-2023) collaborative proposal with Dr. Lon Hood from the University of Arizona.
On October 23, I presented a seminar on the Factors Inhibiting Warm Sector Supercells in Central Oklahoma on 20 May 2019 at the Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Seminar Series at the National Weather Center
Galarneau, T. J., Jr., and M. L. Weisman, 2020: A Comparison of the Vorticity Dynamics Governing the Oceanic Bomb Cyclone of 4–5 January 1989 and the Super Derecho of 8 May 2009 has been accepted for publication in Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. The Early Online Release version is available here.
Galarneau, T. J., Jr., and X. Zeng, 2020: The Hurricane Harvey (2017) Texas Rainstorm: Synoptic Analysis and Sensitivity to Soil Moisture has been accepted for publication in Monthly Weather Review. The Early Online Release version is available here.
On March 10, I presented a National Weather Center Colloquium Series seminar on the Hurricane Harvey (2017) Texas Rainstorm. This work was supported by NASA grant 80NSSC18K1021 and began while I was faculty at the University of Arizona. My coauthor Xubin Zeng and I have submitted a manuscript to Monthly Weather Review. The paper is currently in review.
I’m looking forward to presenting posters on VORTEX-Southeast research with colleague Manda Chasteen on Monday (Jan 13) followed by another poster on Tuesday (Jan 14) on the 20 May 2019 “failed” tornado outbreak in Oklahoma. #AMS2020