92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 4 Tornado Warning Decision-Making, Communication, and Use

Tuesday, 24 January 2012: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 243 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Seventh Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research
Cochairs:  Russ S. Schumacher, Colorado State Univ. and Stephanie Hoekstra, Univ. of Oklahoma
  1:30 PM
Enriching the Modern Day Storm Spotter Through Technology & Education Enhancements
Joshua J. Jans, Spotter Network, Austin, TX; and C. S. Keen
Manuscript (881.0 kB)

Poster PDF (29.0 MB)

  1:45 PM
On the Role of Storm Prediction Center Products In Decision Making Leading up to Hazardous Weather Events
Sarah M. Stough, NOAA/SPC/Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and E. M. Leitman, J. L. Peters, and J. Correia
  2:00 PM
Tornado Warning Communication and Emergency Manager Decision-Making
Cedar E. League, Univ. of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO; and B. Philips, E. J. Bass, and W. Diaz
  2:15 PM
  2:30 PM
Sources of Information and Decision Making of University and School District Officials During Tornado Warnings
Amy C. Nichols, Social Science Woven Into Meteorology, Norman, OK; and S. Hoekstra and E. Gruntfest