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March 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Public Invited to Symposium on Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Weather Forecasting, March 21

Tornadoes, hurricanes, and long-range weather forecasting are on the agenda at Ohio University’s sixth annual Meteorological Symposium on Saturday, March 21, from noon to 5 p.m. in Walter 235.

The speakers are from the Weather Channel, AccuWeather, FEMA, the National Weather Service and more.

This event is free and open to the public, but guests are asked to RSVP.

Speakers include:

  • Ari Sarsalari of the Weather Channel

    Ari Sarsalari of the Weather Channel

    Ari Sarsalari, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, Georgia: April 28, 2014, Tornado Outbreak in the Tennessee Valley: Broadcaster’s
    Perspective

  • Phil Klotzbach, Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science, Fort Collins, Colorado: Atlantic Basin Seasonal
    Hurricane Prediction
  • Mark Paquette, AccuWeather, State College, Pennsylvania: Long Range Forecasting—What it is and How We Make One
  • Hunter Clifton Outten, AccuWeather, State College, Pennsylvania: Long Range Forecasting—What it is and How We Make One
  • Meghan Henschen, American Electric Power (AEP), Columbus, Ohio: Building a Successful Path to Operational Meteorology
  • TBA, National Weather Service: TBA
  • Stacy Stewart, National Hurricane Center, Miami, Florida: Predicting Tropical Cyclogenesis at the National Hurricane Center
  • Dan Miller, United States Air Force, Washington, D.C.: Meteorology Applied to Military Operations
  • Rebecca Jennings, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Atlanta, Georgia: Beyond the Forecast: Communication and Collaboration Before, During, and After High Impact Events
  • Brian Hoeth, National Weather Service Southern Region Headquarters Regional Operations Center, Fort Worth, Texas: Beyond the
    Forecast: Communication and Collaboration Before, During, and After High Impact Events

To provide 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.

The Ohio University Department of Geography, the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis, and the Ohio University Student Activities Commission are
sponsoring the symposium.

The agenda and more information about the speakers and topics is available at the Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis.

For more information, contact: Chad Goergens at met-club@ohio.edu.

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