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December Webinar

Warn-on-Detection to Warn-on-Forecast by 2020? Wed, Dec 20, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST Dr. Pamela Heinselman A primary goal of the Warn-on-Forecast Program (WoFP) is to transform the current NWS warning paradigm from one that is deterministic and depends heavily on warn-on-detection methods, to one that is probabilistic and depends also on warn-on-forecast…
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2018 Central Iowa NWA Scholarships Announcement

The Central Iowa Chapter of the National Weather Association is pleased to announce that we are again offering two atmospheric science scholarships this year.  The award for each scholarship will be $1500. The Tim Samaras Memorial Scholarship is for meteorology students who are pursuing a career in research meteorology. The Pam Daale Memorial Scholarship is focused on students pursuing careers…
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Enveloped Eyewall Lightning: The EEL Signature in Tropical Cyclones

A variety of strategies are employed to monitor the strength and track of tropical cyclones, including aircraft reconnaissance and satellite. Recent developments to lightning location systems have provided another tool for monitoring tropical systems over the ocean at long distances from land. Vaisala’s Global Lightning Dataset (GLD360) has uniform global coverage with high detection efficiency,…
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