Session 4 U.S. Weather Impacts of 2012

Tuesday, 8 January 2013: 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Ballroom E (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Impacts: Weather 2012
Tanja Fransen, NOAA/NWS, Glasgow, MT

This session looks at some of the major weather events in the United States from the past year. The focus is on what the impacts were of the event(s) which could include, but is not limited to: How did they compare in relationship to past events? What were the economic losses of the event? What was the human toll of the event? What preparedness and or mitigation activities were done prior to the event? Were there new communication tools utilized?

4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:30 PM
Impacts of Extreme Weather of 2012 in Alaska
John E. Walsh, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; and S. F. Trainor
4:45 PM
A Winter Season of Extremes (2011-12)
David Novak, NOAA/NWS/Hydrometeorological Prediction Center, College Park, MD; and M. S. Ryan and J. E. Hoke
5:00 PM
Tropical Cyclones of 2012
Richard D. Knabb, NOAA/NWS/NHC, Miami, FL
5:15 PM
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