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Tuesday, 9 June 2015

8:00 AM-5:30 PM: Tuesday, 9 June 2015


Registration Opens

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

7:30 AM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Registration Continues Throughout the Conference

8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Continental Breakfast
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

9:00 AM-10:00 AM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 1
Welcome and Keynote
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Cochairs: Rob Eicher, WJZY-TV; Nate Johnson, WRAL-TV

Welcome and Keynote
  9:00 AM
Hurricane Resillience - Bill Read

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 2
Uncertainty & Probability
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Chair: Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA
  10:45 AM
J2.2
  11:00 AM
J2.3
Saying What We, As Meteorologists, Really Mean
H. Michael Mogil, How The Weatherworks, Naples, FL; and B. G. Levine

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 1
Collaboration in the Weather Enterprise: IWTs and Beyond
Location: 303 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair: Harold E. Brooks, NOAA/NSSL
  1:30 PM
1.1
The Role of IWT's in The Warning Process
Laura Myers, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; and S. A. Jasko, J. Henderson, and V. Brown
 
Paper 1.2 has been moved. New paper number 4.5A

  1:45 PM
1.2A
  2:00 PM
1.3
Impact-based Warnings: Emergency Manager's Perceptions and Experiences
Burrell E. Montz, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC; and K. Galluppi and M. J. Hudson
  2:15 PM
1.4
  2:45 PM
1.6
Web Based Weather Communication System for Climate Resilient Farming
Surender Singh, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India; and D. Singh

Recording files available
Session 1
Severe Weather & Severe Weather Safety
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Alex Garcia, KABB-TV
  2:00 PM
1.3
  2:15 PM
1.4
Lightning and Lightning Safety
John S. Jensenius Jr., NOAA/NWS, Gray, ME
  2:45 PM
1.6

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

3:30 PM-4:15 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Panel Discussion 2
Challenges & Pressures Forecasters Face
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Moderator: Robert Ryan, Consulting Meteorologist
Panelists: Stephen Broomell, Carnegie Mellon University; Kenneth Graham, NOAA/NWS; Harvey Leonard, WCVB-TV; Veronica Johnson, NBC4
  3:30 PM
JPD2.1
  3:45 PM
JPD2.2
The Psychology of Meteorology
Robert Ryan, Consulting Meteorologist, McLean, VA
  4:00 PM
Panel Discussion

4:15 PM-5:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Panel Discussion 1
10th Anniversary of Katrina
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Moderator: Janice Dean, Fox News Channel
Panelists: Thomas A. Birkland, North Carolina State University; William L. Read, KPRC-TV; Mariaelena Bartesaghi, University of South Florida; Robert J. Ricks Jr., NOAA/NWS

The focus of the panel is Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest hurricanes ever to hit the United States. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the storm that killed over 1800 people and left millions homeless. We havenít had another hurricane like it since, so as we move into another tropical season, weíre going to hear from experts that have studied the storm, the events leading up to it and ultimately how we can learn from it going forward. The discussion will be streamed live. (http://www.ametsoc.org/meet/fainst/katrinapanel/).
  4:15 PM
JPD1.1
Hurricane Katrina: Ten Year anniversary
Janice Dean, Fox News Channel, New York, NY
 
Thomas A. Birkland
Thomas A. Birkland, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
 
Katrina as a Crisis of Communication
Mariaelena Bartesaghi, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

5:30 PM-7:30 PM: Wednesday, 10 June 2015


Reception & Exhibits Opening
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Thursday, 11 June 2015

8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Continental Breakfast
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

8:00 AM-8:45 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Continental Breakfast
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

8:30 AM-10:00 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 2
Communication via Social, New, and Interactive Media
Location: 303 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair: Gina M. Eosco, Cornell University
  8:30 AM
2.1
  9:00 AM
2.3
Increasing Relevance of Weather Reports for Different Users
Tanja Likso III, Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia
  9:15 AM
2.4
Facebook Forecasters: Studying "Successful" Social Media-rologists
Nathan S. Johnson, WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC; and S. A. Jasko
Recording files available
Session 3
Station Scientist
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Dan Satterfield, WBOC
  8:30 AM
3.1
  8:45 AM
3.2
  9:45 AM
3.6
Using Real-World Science to Replicate Extreme Weather on Full-Scale Building Systems
Ian M. Giammanco, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Richburg, SC

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Panel Discussion 1
Station Scientist Panel
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Moderator: Dan Satterfield, WBOC
Panelists: Paul H. Gross, WDIV-TV; Katie Walls, WSB-TV; Elizabeth Gardner, WRAL-TV

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 3
Communication of Hurricane and Tropical Weather Hazards
Location: 303 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair: Susan A. Jasko, California Univ. of Pennsylvania
  10:30 AM
3.1
  10:45 AM
3.2
An Improved Communication Approach During Tropical Cyclones
Shannon White, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and P. Santos, D. Sharp, F. Alsheimer, M. Belk, and M. Tew
  11:00 AM
3.3
  11:15 AM
3.4
A Surge of New Products: Assessing Storm Surge Maps and Warnings for Tropical and Extra-Tropical Inundation
Betty Hearn Morrow, SocResearch, Miami, FL; and D. G. M. Eosco, L. Girardi, S. Shrestha, and J. W. Cannon
  11:45 AM
3.6
A New National Weather Service Collaborative Watch/Warning Process for Storm Surge
Nathan Hardin, NOAA/National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL; and J. Rhome, P. Santos, S. White, M. Belk, and T. J. LeFebvre

11:30 AM-12:00 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 4
Vendor Session
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
  11:30 AM
4.1
Baron
Michael Mougey, Baron Services, Huntsville, AL

  11:35 AM
4.2
WSI
Joe DiGiovanni, WSI, Madison, WI
  11:40 AM
4.3
Midland Radio
Bruce Thomas, Midland Radio Corp, Kansas City, MO
  11:45 AM
4.4
Vizrt
Bill Anderson, Vizrt, New York, NY
  11:50 AM
4.5
Weather Metrics
Peter Levy, Weather Metrics, Inc., Lenexa, KS
  11:55 AM
iNOTiFY - Kathy Nuckles

12:00 PM-1:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Lunch Break

1:30 PM-3:00 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 3
Revisiting Communication
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Cochairs: Rob Eicher, WJZY-TV; Nate Johnson, WRAL-TV
  1:30 PM
J3.1
Image, Word, Action: The Power of Human Communication
Susan A. Jasko, California Univ. of Pennsylvania, California, PA; and K. J. Runk and R. Thompson
  1:45 PM
J3.2
Image, Design, Understanding
RJ Thompson, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH; and K. Kerr
  2:00 PM
J3.3
  2:30 PM
J3.5
Millennials in Broadcast Meteorology
Tom Meiners, WBBJ-TV, Jackson, TN; and C. M. Lusuriello
  2:45 PM
J3.6
Checking in on WX Geeks
J. Marshall Shepherd, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

3:00 PM-3:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 4
Communication of Extreme Weather
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Chair: Richard Smith, NOAA/NWS
  3:45 PM
J4.2
Communication Challenges and Successes of Three Significant Winter Weather Events in Georgia
Jessica L. Fieux, NOAA/NWSFO, Peachtree City, GA; and K. Stellman, S. E. Nelson, T. D. Palmer, A. Baker, J. T. Deese, and L. Myers
  4:00 PM
J4.3
Storytelling with Storms and Storm Prediction
Gregory W. Carbin, NOAA/NWS/SPC, Norman, OK; and S. A. Jasko and R. Schneider
  4:30 PM
J4.5
A Plan Forward to Assess Options for Improving Upon the NWS' Watch, Warning and Advisory Hazard Messaging System
Eli Jacks, NOAA/NWS Forecast Services Division, Silver Spring, MD; and D. G. M. Eosco, A. Horvitz, M. Bilder, and L. Girardi
  4:45 PM
J4.6
Developing a risk-based severe weather warning system for New Zealand: Challenges and opportunities
Sally Potter, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand; and P. Kreft and C. Noble

5:30 PM-6:30 PM: Thursday, 11 June 2015


Town Hall Meeting: Media Requirements and the NWS/NCEP Model Production Suite
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Bill Lapenta, Director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), wants to hear from YOU! NCEP is planning a strategic review of the NCEP Production Suite and wants an opportunity to tell you about it and solicit input from the broadcast community. The operational modeling suite at NCEP provides timely information on the future state of weather, land surface, ocean, sea ice, short-term climate, and ecosystems. The modeling suite provides input for the decision-making process for individuals and policy makers, and for sectors ranging from water resources to financial markets. The modeling systems directly support the National Weather Service (NWS) mission to provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy. The Town hall is intended to provide an opportunity to ask questions you always wanted to. NCEP will open with a 15-minute presentation describing the production suite scope and purpose, how itís executed on the NOAA supercomputers, and a description of the model upgrade process. The discussion will then focus on creating a strategy to evolve the suite into the 2020ís thatís based on mission requirements. NCEP is seeking your input on how the media uses the operational numerical guidance and what changes you might like to see in the future. For example, the requirement for a 6h model cycle has always been questioned. From a historical point of view, the six hour cycle was implemented about 15 years ago in response to requests from broadcast meteorologists who wanted an update of the models for the evening news. In other words, your colleagues made their views known and played a big role in the nature of today's production suite. Now is your chance to do it again. Make sure your opinions are heard at this special town hall meeting.

Town Hall Meeting: Media Requirements and the NWS/NCEP Model Production Suite
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Bill Lapenta, Director of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), wants to hear from YOU! NCEP is planning a strategic review of the NCEP Production Suite and wants an opportunity to tell you about it and solicit input from the broadcast community. The operational modeling suite at NCEP provides timely information on the future state of weather, land surface, ocean, sea ice, short-term climate, and ecosystems. The modeling suite provides input for the decision-making process for individuals and policy makers, and for sectors ranging from water resources to financial markets. The modeling systems directly support the National Weather Service (NWS) mission to provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy. The Town hall is intended to provide an opportunity to ask questions you always wanted to. NCEP will open with a 15-minute presentation describing the production suite scope and purpose, how itís executed on the NOAA supercomputers, and a description of the model upgrade process. The discussion will then focus on creating a strategy to evolve the suite into the 2020ís thatís based on mission requirements. NCEP is seeking your input on how the media uses the operational numerical guidance and what changes you might like to see in the future. For example, the requirement for a 6h model cycle has always been questioned. From a historical point of view, the six hour cycle was implemented about 15 years ago in response to requests from broadcast meteorologists who wanted an update of the models for the evening news. In other words, your colleagues made their views known and played a big role in the nature of today's production suite. Now is your chance to do it again. Make sure your opinions are heard at this special town hall meeting.

Friday, 12 June 2015

8:00 AM-8:45 AM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Continental Breakfast
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

8:45 AM-10:00 AM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 5
Climate Change
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Chair: Harold E. Brooks, NOAA/NSSL
  8:45 AM
J5.1
Broadcast Meteorologists and Local Climate Change Reporting: Preliminary Results of a National Survey
Ed Maibach, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; and R. Drost, R. Mazzone, T. Myers, B. Placky, H. Cullen, R. Ryan, J. Witte, K. Seitter, S. W. Harned, B. Ward, K. Hayhoe, S. J. Hassol, J. Lazo, M. Slater, F. Niepold, D. Herring, and N. Gardiner
  9:45 AM
J5.5
A Global Analysis of Tropical Cyclone Data/Statistics
Matthew Bolton, Pasco Hernando Community College, Naples, FL; and H. M. Mogil

10:00 AM-10:30 AM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: 302 (Raleigh Convention Center)

10:30 AM-11:45 AM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 5
Climate Change Resources for Broadcast Meteorologists
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Rob Eicher, WJZY-TV
  10:45 AM
5.2
New Weather & Climate Web Resource: Come For the Weather, Stay For the Climate
Bernadette Woods Placky, Climate Central, Princeton, NJ; and B. Kahn, D. Adams-Smith, G. Grant, S. Gupta, A. Kenward, and R. Wiles
  11:00 AM
5.3
Climate Perspectives: A Web-based Tool for Assessing the Unusualness of the Weather
Charles E. Konrad II, Southeast Regional Climate Center, Chapel Hill, NC; and R. P. Boyles, J. A. McGuire, and W. Schmitz
  11:30 AM
5.5
A Perfect Time to Teach and Share Information about Our Changing Climate
James A. Brey, AMS, Washington, DC; and I. Geer, C. Kauffman, R. Weinbeck, and K. Nugnes

10:30 AM-12:00 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 4
Preparedness and Special Populations
Location: 303 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair: Kimberly E. Klockow, NOAA
  10:30 AM
4.1
Perceptions of Hurricane Hazards in the Mid-Atlantic
Michelle E. Saunders, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Paper 4.5 has been moved. New paper number 1.2A

  11:45 AM
4.6

11:45 AM-1:15 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Lunch Break

12:00 PM-1:15 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Lunch Break

1:15 PM-2:45 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 6
Operational Technology
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology
Chair: Alex Garcia, KABB-TV
  1:30 PM
6.2
Ongoing Research and Development in Weather Radar
Heather Hope, Baron, Huntsville, AL; and J. Piotrowski
 
6.3
6.3 has been moved. Now number 3.1

  1:45 PM
6.3A
  2:00 PM
6.4
  2:15 PM
6.5
  2:30 PM
6.6
Wall of Flame the Yarnell Super Fire
Carl Rippy, KALB-TV, Alexandria, LA

1:15 PM-3:00 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Session 5
Severe Convective Weather Communication
Location: 303 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Host: Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication
Chair: John D. Boyer, KOKI-TV
  1:30 PM
5.2
A Tornado Watch Scale to Improve Public Safety
Jason C. Senkbeil, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; and J. B. Mason
  2:00 PM
5.4
Small Polygon Compression for Integer Coordinates
Abhinav Jauhri, Carnegie Mellon University, Moffett Field, CA; and M. Griss and H. Erdogmus
  2:15 PM
5.5
Communicating Threat Level for Flash Floods in the Hazardous Weather Testbed Hydrology Experiment 2014
Elizabeth M. Argyle, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and J. J. Gourley, R. Clark III, Z. L. Flamig, M. M. Gutierrez, J. M. Erlingis, S. M. Martinaitis, B. R. Smith, and C. Ling
  2:45 PM
5.7
Probabilistic Hazard Information (PHI): Highlighting the Benefits via New Verification Techniques for FACETs
Gregory J. Stumpf, CIMMS/Univ. of Oklahoma/NOAA/NWS Meteorological Development Laboratory, Norman, OK; and C. D. Karstens and L. P. Rothfusz

2:45 PM-3:30 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

Coffee Break
Location: Foyer (Raleigh Convention Center)

3:30 PM-5:00 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015

Recording files available
Joint Session 6
Dissemination Technology
Location: 304 (Raleigh Convention Center)
Hosts: (Joint between the 43rd Conference on Broadcast Meteorology; and the Third Conference on Weather Warnings and Communication )
Chair: Gina M. Eosco, Eastern Reseach Group
  3:45 PM
J6.2
Experimental NWS Graphical Short-Fuse Warnings
Derek R. Deroche, NOAA/NWS, Kansas City, MO; and K. Scharfenberg, C. Pieper, and B. P. Walawender
  4:00 PM
J6.3
  4:30 PM
J6.5
  4:45 PM
J6.6
Quantifying the Impact of Mobile Severe Weather Alerts using GIS
Rebecca E. Kollmeyer, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL; and S. McCloud, R. Griffin, and K. R. Knupp

5:00 PM-5:05 PM: Friday, 12 June 2015


Conference Ends