Recent Posts by Hulda Johannsdottir

The NWA October Webinar

Our October webinar will be conducted by the Local Chapters Committee and is entitled "How to Host a Local Conference". This webinar will be held Wednesday, October 3 at 10:00 am CDT and will be available to members only. Members can click here to register to watch the webinar. If you wish to join and become a…
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The Saint Louis Meeting was hot! 

The National Weather Association 43rd Annual Meeting was hot! Including a successful Saturday WeatherReady Fest, each of the first four days reached 95 degrees or above at STL! Days 5 and 6 were back into the 80s. With attendance of well over 550, I saw the NWA past, present and future. Here are just two photos that feature the fine bunch of…
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Impacts of a University-led, On-demand Sounding Program on Human and Numerical Weather Prediction Model Forecasts in an Upper-air Observation Hole

This paper describes the forecasting impacts of a partnership between university faculty and students and forecasters in an on-demand supplemental radiosonde observations program in a data-sparse region. Impacts of the supplemental radiosondes and incorporation into forecast practices by forecasters in both severe convective weather and winter precipitation scenarios are described, with considerable influence found in…
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New Bylaws to Vote on!

Voting is now open. Votes must be cast by October 25. NWA President Alan Sealls wrote about new bylaws and a change in articles (certificate) of incorporation in his August President's Message. The National Weather Association Council is proposing these changes. This post, made on August 22, 2018, opens the 30-day review and comment period…
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