Winter Weather Forecasting and Impacts

Winter Weather Forecasting and Impacts

Capitol Hill Briefing

March 30th, 2016
3:00pm - 4:30pm
House Rayburn Office Building, Room 2325

Please RSVP to yseidgreen@ametsoc.org

Topic:

Winter weather has impacts on nearly all sectors of the U.S. economy. This briefing will provide an overivew of winter weather forecasting and the impacts that winter weather events have on society. The speakers will discuss recent improvements in winter weather forecasting, the challenges of communicating uncertainty, impacts on the transportation and utilities sectors, and the remaining challenges and areas for improvement. The speakers will compare events from the past winter season to illustrate improvements and lessons learned.

Speakers:

  • David Novak, Director, Weather Prediction Center
    National Weather Service
  • Paul Pisano, Team Leader, Road Weather and Work Zone Management
    Federal Highway Administration
  • Nick Keener, Director of Meteorology
    Duke Energy

 

Presented by the American Meteorological Society