Session 1 Risk Communication and Perception in Warnings

Wednesday, 26 June 2013: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Two Rivers (Sheraton Music City Hotel)
Host: Second Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Julie L. Demuth, NCAR, MMM, Boulder, CO

How to communicate the warning to maximize understanding and action, including studies of how people receive, internalize, and react to warnings

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
4:45 PM
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