HIW Event Week 2014

60 Minutes

Helge Tuschy, DWD, Germany

A Recipe for Thunderstorms

Published: 29 September 2014

This talk offered an insight into the ingredients-based forecasting method, which assists an operational forecaster in preparing well ahead of an active thunderstorm day. Mr. Tuschy also gave an overview about certain ingredients which could result in heavy rainfall and flash flooding (due to deep moist convection). He ended his talk with a short overview about ESTOFEX, the European Storm Forecast Experiment.

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thunderstorm, cape, hodograph, convection, ESTOFEX