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When I first started in the NWS many years ago, the ideas of communication and optimal messaging of weather information were not a significant focus of our operational forecasts and warnings. We stuck primarily to the science, although we did get a few bits of training on clear weather-related writing practices. Much of our information output relating to significant or severe weather consisted of all-caps, technically-written bulletins. (Back then, even our Area Forecast Discussions were internal-only products, not seen by the public.) This left the bulk of communication efforts to the TV and radio broadcasters, who excelled at this task.... READ MORE
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42nd NWA Annual Meeting Venue and Hotel: Hyatt Regency Orange County, 11999 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840
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“Putting Science into Service”
Abstract Submission Information
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- Abstract Submission Deadline: 9 March 2017
- Oral and Poster Presenters Notified: early May 2017
- Preliminary Agenda Posted Online: Summer 2017
- 2017 NWA Annual Meeting: 16-21 September 2017
Schedule of Events
- Broadcast Meteorology Workshop: Sunday, 17 September
- Student Session including Speed Mentoring: Sunday, 17 September
- General Sessions: Monday-Thursday, 18-21 September
- NWA Annual Awards Luncheon: Wednesday, 20 September
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