Impact of Shallow Clouds on Cloud-Permitting WRF Simulations of the Diurnal Cycle of Convection over the Amazon

Casey D. Burleyson1, Zhe Feng1, Samson M Hagos2, Jennifer M Comstock1, Larry K Berg3, Courtney Schumacher4, Scott E Giangrande5 and Charles N. Long6, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, (2)Joint Global Change Research Institute, College Park, MD, United States, (3)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change Division, Richland, WA, United States, (4)Texas A & M University College Station, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, College Station, TX, United States, (5)Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, United States, (6)Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO, United States