Articles | Volume 4, issue 4
Research article
03 Nov 2023
Research article |  | 03 Nov 2023

Exploring hail and lightning diagnostics over the Alpine-Adriatic region in a km-scale climate model

Ruoyi Cui, Nikolina Ban, Marie-Estelle Demory, Raffael Aellig, Oliver Fuhrer, Jonas Jucker, Xavier Lapillonne, and Christoph Schär


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on wcd-2023-11', Olivia Martius, 31 May 2023
  • RC2: 'Comment on wcd-2023-11', Anonymous Referee #2, 07 Jun 2023
  • AC1: 'Comment on wcd-2023-11', Ruoyi Cui, 13 Aug 2023

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Ruoyi Cui on behalf of the Authors (14 Sep 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Publish as is (15 Sep 2023) by Johannes Dahl
AR by Ruoyi Cui on behalf of the Authors (16 Sep 2023)  Manuscript 
Short summary
Our study focuses on severe convective storms that occur over the Alpine-Adriatic region. By running simulations for eight real cases and evaluating them against available observations, we found our models did a good job of simulating total precipitation, hail, and lightning. Overall, this research identified important meteorological factors for hail and lightning, and the results indicate that both HAILCAST and LPI diagnostics are promising candidates for future climate research.