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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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April Webinar

The NWA April Webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10 am CT/11 am ET. Go-To-Webinar link to register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3607791601860038403 Speakers are Jared Allen and Brett Williams, both of the Austin/San Antonio WFO. Title: 19-20 February 2017 South-Central Texas Tornadic QLCS Case Study: Using the 3-Ingredient Tornadic QLCS Method to Enhance Awareness…
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NWS Tropical Product & Service Changes webinar

The National Weather Service will be making key improvements to its tropical cyclone products and services for the 2017 hurricane season that will affect users. Some of the changes include the introduction of tropical cyclone storm surge watches and warnings, changes to the tropical cyclone graphics available from the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific…
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19th Annual High Plains AMS/NWA Conference

19th Annual High Plains AMS/NWA Conference August 9-10, 2017 – Dodge City, KS Call for Papers The 19th Annual High Plains Conference will be held August 9-10, 2017 in Dodge City Kansas on the campus of Dodge City Community College.  The conference will start at approximately 8 am on August 9 and conclude at Noon…
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