THUNDERR “IAS on thunderstorm outflows and their impact on structures” lecture by Leigh Orf, and supplemental materials.

“CFD Simulation of Downbursts”

Link to THUNDERR conference

Texas Tech Fujita article archive

CM1 Model

The Governing Equations Of CM1

Leigh Orf’s GitHub page

Leigh Orf’s Thunderstorm Research YouTube channel

A bit about the Wisconsin Model Engine (WME)

Some references:

Proctor, F. H., 1988: Numerical Simulations of an Isolated Microburst. Part I: Dynamics and Structure. J. Atmos. Sci., 45, 3137–3160.;2

Knupp, K. R., 1989: Numerical Simulation of Low-Level Downdraft Initiation within Precipitating Cumulonimbi: Some Preliminary Results. Mon. Weather Rev., 117, 1517–1529.;2

Straka, J. M., and J. R. Anderson, 1993: Numerical Simulations of Microburst-producing Storms: Some Results from Storms Observed during COHMEX. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 1329–1348.;2

Orf, L. G., J. R. Anderson, and J. M. Straka, 1996: A Three-Dimensional Numerical Analysis of Colliding Microburst Outflow Dynamics. J. Atmos. Sci., 53, 2490–2511.;2

Orf, L. G., and J. R. Anderson, 1999: A Numerical Study of Traveling Microbursts. Mon. Weather Rev., 127, 1244–1258.;2