Session 5 Two Sessions in One: Uncertainty, Risk, and Decision-Making (Part I) and International Community Contributions on Weather-Ready Nation-Like Efforts Part II

Tuesday, 9 January 2018: 1:30 PM-3:45 PM
Ballroom E (ACC) (Austin, Texas)
Host: Sixth Symposium on Building a Weather-Ready Nation: Enhancing Our Nation
Douglas Hilderbrand, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; Jennifer Sprague, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD and Dave Jones, StormCenter Communications, Inc., Halethorpe, MD

1:30 PM
Major Risks, Uncertain Outcomes: Making Ensemble Forecasts Work for Multiple Audiences
Burrell E. Montz, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC; and R. H. Carr, K. Semmens, K. Maxfield, P. R. Ahnert, R. Shedd, and J. C. Elliott
1:45 PM
8-10-Day Probabilistic Forecasts: What Do Users Need to Understand and Use Longer-Range Uncertainty Information in Decision-Making?
Rachel Hogan Carr, Nurture Nature Center, Easton, PA; and B. E. Montz, K. Maxfield, K. Semmens, D. Halperin, M. J. Bodner, J. A. Nelson Jr., J. Kastman, S. Ganetis, K. K. Gilbert, W. S. Lamberson, and J. Sprague
2:30 PM
Winter Weather Science and Service Advances and Challenges
David Novak, NOAA/NCEP/Weather Prediction Center, College Park, MD
3:15 PM
Towards a Drought Information System for South America
Viviane Silva, NOAA/NWS, Silver Springs, MD; and G. Podesta, C. Saulo, J. Báez, R. Martinez, R. Pulwarty, M. Skansi, R. Stefanski, J. Camacho, and J. Peronto

3:30 PM
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