Recent Posts by Hulda Johannsdottir

Ideal hazardous weather messaging: A constant work in progress

Ideal hazardous weather messaging: A constant work in progress 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…
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May Webinar

The NWA May Webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1 pm CT/2 pm ET. Go-To-Webinar: please click here to register Title: Wildfire Detection Notifications for Impact-Based Decision Support Services in Oklahoma Using Geostationary Super Rapid Scan Satellite Imagery Presenters: Todd Lindley (primary) and Aaron Anderson (secondary), WFO Norman Description: On 18…
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NWA Is Now On Snapchat!

Get your snaps ready! The National Weather Association has added Snapchat to the mix. We will have lots of great pictures, videos, and stories from operational, broadcast, academic, and other partners from across the country. Make sure to add us on Snapchat : nwasorg It is #SafePlaceSelfie week! Send us your selfie via Snapchat and…
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How Convection-Allowing Models Have Changed Our World

How Convection-Allowing Models Have Changed Our World -Gail Hartfield For operational forecasters, and particularly for those issuing and/or communicating severe weather watches and warnings, the proliferation of convection-allowing models (CAMs) in recent years has been nothing short of game-changing. For decades, forecasters had to rely on very coarse temporal and spatial resolution depictions of precipitation…
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