Monthly Archives: March 2019

Identifying Significant Cognitive Factors for Practicing and Learning Meteorology

Understanding which cognitive factors facilitate meteorology skills is important for meteorology training and education. This study investigated aspects of cognition important to successful completion of meteorology tasks typically provided to student meteorologists. With a sample of 81 participants—spanning the range of experience from undergraduate students to professional meteorologists—we administered two spatial thinking tests, a visuospatial…
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Flooding is taking a heavy toll in Nebraska

Amy G. Hadachek for The Fence Post All photos used, with permission, from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts’ Facebook page With some floodwaters receding in the aftermath of horrific, record flooding that engulfed several regions of Nebraska, the tumultuous toll from rapid, heavy snowmelt and heavy recent rainfall is blamed for three deaths, evacuation of homes, a…
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#SafePlaceSelfie Day – April 3

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 is #SafePlaceSelfie day! If there was one extreme weather preparedness action you want your loved ones to take, what would it be? For many, that one action is to know ahead of time where their safe place is located. On April 3rd, 2019, at 11:11am local time, please join the National Weather…
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April Webinar Wednesday #NWAWebWed

NWA Webinar Wednesday: "And the award goes to......" Pay it Forward by recognizing achievement through the NWA Awards Program   Speaker: Todd Lericos - NWA Awards Committee Date and Time: April 10th, 2019 @ 12pm CDT Description: Todd Lericos, a member of the Awards Committee, will give an overview of the NWA Awards program. Among the topics that will…
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