Ellrod Weather Consulting (EWxC), LLC

Recent Projects:

See my weather and climate blog: weatherthestormblog.wordpress.com

Completed two review articles on aviation meteorology for the online Journal of Pure and Applied Geophysics in 2018-19 (see publications page)

Taught three sessions on aviation weather at the Cooperative Meteorological Education and Training (COMET) center in Boulder, CO for forecasters from the South Korean Meteorological Administration in December 2018.

Worked as a consultant to WxOps, Inc on a NASA SBIR project entitled: “Transported Turbulence During Climb, Cruise, and Descent.” Paper was presented at the AMS Aviation, Range, and Aerospace Conference in Seattle, WA in January 2017.

Attended the 40th National Weather Association Meeting in Oklahoma City from 19-22 October 2015.  Presented a poster on the “Prediction of Summer Stratus in San Francisco Bay Aided by Low-Level HYSPLIT Trajectories.” Click for Poster

A poster on the “Use of the NOAA ARL HYSPLIT Trajectory Model for the Short Range Prediction of Coastal Stratus and Fog” was presented at the 17th Aviation, Range and Aerospace Meteorology (ARAM) Conference in Phoenix, AZ on 7-8 Jan 2015. Meeting in Charleston, SC.  Click for: AMS poster AMS extended abstract).

A preliminary version of this work was shown at the NWA meeting in Charleston, SC, October 2013.

Presented poster on Pacific Coast fog at the AMS Annual Meeting in Austin, TX, Jan 2013, and two posters at the NWA Annual Meeting in Madison, WI, Oct 2012:

Pacific Coast Fog Project (with A. Torregrosa, C. Combs, I. Gultepe) (AMS and NWA)

Lightning Forecasts Using WRF-RAP Model Data (with B. Lynn) (NWA)

Evaluation of state of the art turbulence diagnostics at the Aviation Weather Center (Sponsored by COMET). Completed June 2012.

Revised chapter on clear air turbulence for the 2nd Edition of Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Science, to published by Elsevier, Inc (2015).

Completed AMS short course on "The Art and Science of Forensic Meteorology" (Jan, 2012)

Consultant in the Pacific Coast Fog Climatology Project (2011-13)

Chief Editor, National Weather Digest (2008-2010)

Banded snow event in western Connecticut, presented

at Tri-State Weather Conference, Danbury, CT, April 2009

Managed web site for NWA Remote Sensing Committee (1995-2018)

Web pages for National Weather Association (NWA):

NWA tutorial on volcanic ash detection using remote sensing techniques