Monthly Archives: February 2020

New Seal Holder: Yasser Kishk

Congratulations to Yasser Kishk on earning his TV Weathercaster Seal of Approval! Follow Yasser on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. See all the other members who have earned a TV, Radio, or Digital Seal here, and more information on becoming a Seal Holder here. Want to join the National Weather Association? Receive our monthly newsletter, webinars, job postings and…
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JOM: A Verification Approach Used in Developing the Rapid Refresh and Other Numerical Weather Prediction Models

Developing and improving numerical weather prediction models such as the Rapid Refresh (RAP) and High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) requires a well-designed, easy-to-use evaluation capability using observations. Owing to the very complex nonlinear interactions between the data assimilation system and the representation of various physics components in the model, changes to one aspect of the modeling…
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Central Iowa Chapter Scholarships Open

2020 Pam Daale Memorial Scholarship in Broadcast and Operational Meteorology Application The Central Iowa Chapter of the National Weather Association is sponsoring a scholarship in memory of broadcast meteorologist Pam Daale in the amount of $1500. Application materials must be received by Friday, February 21, 2020. The recipient will be notified around March 1st. Application…
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Monday, 2/24: Live Q&A with President Todd Lericos

Join us on February 24th as we chat with National Weather Association President Todd Lericos on his vision for 2020, the upcoming annual meeting in Tulsa, and this year's theme of: Forward Together: Meeting the challenges in operational meteorology in the age of artificial intelligence, analytics, and digital communications. Todd will also be answering your questions on…
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