General Information

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The Conference has ended and was a great success. The organizers would like to thank all the sponsors, presenters and attendees. We hope you found the conference informative and fun. We value your feedback regarding any aspects of your conference experience. Please send any comments to:

The 2010 Lubbock Severe Weather Conference

Overton Hotel and Conference Center, Lubbock, Texas

February 17 – February 19, 2010

The 2010 Lubbock Severe Weather Conference will provide an opportunity for discussion and presentation of research on a broad spectrum of severe weather topics. An emphasis will be placed on the advances made in observation and analysis of severe hazardous weather. Presentation subjects will range from boundary layer and storm-scale processes associated with severe convection to wind characteristics of land-falling tropical cyclones. In addition, the conference will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Lubbock tornado.

Some of the session topics will include:

  • The 1970 Lubbock Tornado and Historical Perspective
  • Vortex2 Field Project Overview and Preliminary Results
  • Remote Sensing and In-situ Observation Techniques – Current and Future
  • Tropical Storm Wind Impacts
  • Mesoscale Forecasting Issues in Today’s Operational Environment

Invited Speakers and Topics:

  • Don Burgess, Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS), Norman, OK
  • Dr. Charles A. “Chuck” Doswell, Senior Research Scientist, University of Oklahoma/Cooperative Institute of Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS), and President, C. Doswell Enterprises, Inc., Norman, OK
  • Roger Edwards, NOAA Storm Prediction Center
  • Dr. Pamela Heinselman, Research Scientist, NOAA/National Severe Storms Laboratory, Norman, OK
  • Tim Marshall, Haag Engineering
  • Dr. Kishor Mehta, Texas Tech University
  • Dr. Chris Weiss, Texas Tech University

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