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Newest Seal Holder

Congratulations to Bree Smith on earning her TV Weathercaster Seal of Approval! Follow Bree on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. And see all the other members who have earned a TV, Radio, or Digital Seal here.
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David Freeman Past NWA President’s Fund

The National Weather Association Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship fund honoring Past President David Freeman. The David Freeman Past NWA President's Fund was formally introduced during David's final broadcast on KSN-TV in Wichita, Kansas on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. NWA Executive Director Janice Bunting presented David with a certificate commemorating the occasion,…
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Registration & Hotel Block Open

The hotel block and registration for the NWA Annual Meeting in Garden Grove, California, are now open. Please follow these links for more: Hotel Reservations Meeting Registration If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact nwahelp@nwas.org.
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Lower Mississippi River Valley Quasi-Linear Convective System Tornado Environments and Radar Signatures

Considerable research has compared quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) tornadoes and tornadoes associated with other convective modes. The present study seeks to identify environmental and radar characteristics associated with, specifically, QLCS tornadoes occurring in the lower Mississippi River Valley, with analysis focused on seasonal and tornado-intensity variability. Archived radar and mesoanalysis data from 2009–2013 are analyzed…
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