European Wintertime Windstorms and its Links to Large-Scale Variability Modes

Simon Wild1, Daniel Johannes Befort1, Michael Alexander Walz1, Jeff R Knight2, Julia F Lockwood2, Hazel E Thornton2, Leon Hermanson2, Philip Bett2, Antje Weisheimer3,4 and Gregor C Leckebusch1, (1)University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, (2)Met Office Hadley Centre, Exeter, United Kingdom, (3)European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading, United Kingdom, (4)University of Oxford, Department of Physics, National Centre for Atmospheric Science (NCAS),, Oxford, United Kingdom