Simulating a Mesoscale Convective System Using New Fast Spectral Bin Microphysics: The Major Ice Hydrometeor and Aerosol Effects

Jacob Shpund1, Alexander Khain1, Barry Hugh Lynn2, Jiwen Fan3, Alexander Ryzhkov4, Jeffrey Snyder5, Jimy Dudhia6 and David Gill6, (1)Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Jerusalem, Israel, (2)The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Atmospheric Sciences, Jerusalem, Israel, (3)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, (4)Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies, Norman, OK, United States, (5)National Severe Storms Lab Norman, Norman, OK, United States, (6)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States