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December Webinar

Warn-on-Detection to Warn-on-Forecast by 2020? Wed, Dec 20, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Dr. Pamela Heinselman A primary goal of the Warn-on-Forecast Program (WoFP) is to transform the current NWS warning paradigm from one that is deterministic and depends heavily on warn-on-detection methods, to one that is probabilistic and depends also on warn-on-forecast…
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Enveloped Eyewall Lightning: The EEL Signature in Tropical Cyclones

A variety of strategies are employed to monitor the strength and track of tropical cyclones, including aircraft reconnaissance and satellite. Recent developments to lightning location systems have provided another tool for monitoring tropical systems over the ocean at long distances from land. Vaisala’s Global Lightning Dataset (GLD360) has uniform global coverage with high detection efficiency,…
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The Joys of Working Together

The Joys of Working Together Gail Hartfield, November 2017 I must admit that I am still feeling the glow of another successful NWA Annual Meeting. No, I’m not talking about the glow from the California sunshine. (Actually, on most days, the morning stratus held on into the early afternoon!) I’m referring to that burst of…
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Voting Closes on December 31!

Voting in the NWA 2018 Election closes at 11:59 pm CST on December 31, 2017. Members can vote on the Member Portal, or return the paper ballot mailed in November. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Dec. 31. View the candidate bios here.
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