Journal cover Journal topic
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 61-76, 2017
http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/17/61/2017/
doi:10.5194/nhess-17-61-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed
under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Research article
23 Jan 2017
Improvement of RAMS precipitation forecast at the short-range through lightning data assimilation
Stefano Federico et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 376 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)

HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
289 67 20 376 4 15

Views and downloads (calculated since 27 Sep 2016)

Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 27 Sep 2016)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 376 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)

Thereof 371 with geography defined and 5 with unknown origin.

Country # Views %
  • 1

Cited

Saved (final revised paper)

Saved (discussion paper)

Discussed (final revised paper)

Discussed (discussion paper)

Latest update: 27 Mar 2017
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
The motivation of this study is to use lightning observations to improve the precipitation forecast at the short range (3 h). For this purpose 20 case studies, occurring in fall 2012, were analyzed using a meteorological model, whose set-up is applicable in real-time weather forecasting. Lightning observations were provided by the LINET network. Results show a systematic improvement of the 3 h precipitation forecast when lightning observations are used.
The motivation of this study is to use lightning observations to improve the precipitation...
Share