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https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-4-905-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-4-905-2023
Research article
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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

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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.