February 27, 2014 at 9:00 am

Severe Weather Explained at Meteorological Symposium, March 29

Ohio University’s Fifth Annual Meteorological Symposium is Saturday, March 29, from  noon to 5 p.m. at Walter 235.

The symposium is free and open to the general public and the Ohio University community. If attending, please RSVP to

The symposium provides a learning opportunity for students, professionals, and the general public to expand their knowledge of meteorology while also providing helpful insight to students entering or currently enrolled in a college meteorology program for future job opportunities and guidance.

Presentations will be given by:

  • Ariel Cohen, Storm Prediction Center, Norman, OK: Severe Weather Forecasting and the Moore and El Reno, May 2013 Oklahoma Tornado Disasters
  • Kim Klockow, AMS/UCAR Congressional Science Fellow, Washington D.C.
  • Erik Pindrock, AccuWeather, State College, PA: A Synopsis of Super Typhoon Haiyan and Using Social Media as an Effective Form of Communication.
  • Tony Adduci, FEMA Region V GIS Coordinator, Chicago
  • Paul Gehred, National Weather Service, Alaska: Weather on Fire
  • Mike Mogil, How the Weatherworks, Naples, FL
  • Bill Kelly, WSYX Channel 6, Columbus: 9-Hours of Live Severe Weather Coverage – June 12, 2013
  • Representative from the National Weather Service, Charleston, WV

See full speaker biographies and abstracts.

Get agenda and directions.

Learn more about the Ohio University student chapter of the American Meteorological Society in the Department of Geography.

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