Risk Communication and Perception in Warnings

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Wednesday, 26 June 2013: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Two Rivers (Sheraton Music City Hotel)
Host: Second Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair:  Julie L. Demuth, Societal Impacts Program, NCAR, Boulder, CO
  3:30 PM
How Real People React in a Tornado Warning
Michael R. Smith, AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, Inc., Wichita, KS

  3:45 PM
False Alarms and Missed Events: The Impact and Origins of Perceived Inaccuracy in Tornado Warning Systems
Joseph T. Ripberger, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and C. Silva, H. Jenkins-Smith, M. James, and K. Herron
  4:00 PM
Emergency warning system: Factors influencing citizen decision-making
Stephen Guillot Jr., Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; and J. Kenkre and P. Jarvis

  4:15 PM
Social and Behavioral Influences on Weather-Driven Decisions Made by Emergency Managers
Kenneth Galluppi, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; and J. L. Losego, B. E. Montz, J. Correia Jr., and R. E. Riley
  4:30 PM
  4:45 PM
View from a Different World: Communicating Weather Information and Warnings in Mozambique
Jeffrey K. Lazo, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Croneborg, M. Wishart, E. Foster-Moore, and C. M. Chilemba