Session 6 Weather-Ready Nation High-Priority Areas: Hazard Simplification, IDSS, and Probabilistic Forecasting

Wednesday, 15 January 2020: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
153C (Boston Convention and Exhibition Center)
Host: Eighth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation's Readiness, Responsiveness, and Resilience to High Impact Weather Events
Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc., Halethorpe, MD

This session will tackle some of the highest priority Weather-Ready Nation projects.

10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Evaluating the Role of the Mesoanalyst in Severe Weather Impacts Based Decision Support Services. Part III—Messaging Focus
Kim J. Runk, NOAA/NWS Operations Proving Ground, Kansas City, MO; and M. Foster, C. M. Gravelle, J. M. Laflin, A. E. Cohen, R. L. Thompson, and K. L. Crandall
11:15 AM
The Future Is Here: Incorporating Mesoscale Forecasts into Predictions for a Flood Disaster in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
Barry S. Goldsmith, NWSFO, Brownsville, TX; and M. J. Brady, T. R. Speece, C. D. Birchfield, J. J. Schroeder, and A. Lamers
11:30 AM
Expert Judgment versus Yours: Understanding Local Flood Risk Perceptions
Amber J. Liggett, Millersville Univ., Millersville, PA; and S. Yalda and K. E. Klockow-McClain
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