Weather Conference

Fifth Tri-State Weather Conference Schedule

Saturday, 18 October 2014

9-9:30 a.m.
Doppler Radar Signatures Associated with Connecticut Tornadoes 1995 – present.
Ryan Hanrahan, NBC Connecticut – West Hartford, CT

9:30-10:15 a.m.
Blizzard of 2013, Aberration Or The New Normal.
Paul Kocin, Forecast Operations Branch NOAA/National Weather Service

10:15-11:00 a.m.
Exploring Tri-State Climate Variability and Change
Dr. David A. Robinson, New Jersey State Climatologist, Rutgers University

11-11:15 a.m. Break

11:15-11:45 a.m.
Hurricane Sandy – Boundary Layer Structure Effects on Winds and Storm Surge.
Jeffrey S. Tongue, NOAA/National Weather Service, Upton, NY

11:45-12:30 p.m.
NWS Weather Ready Nation initiative and how science is a critical and integral part.
Dr. Jason Tuelll, Director, Eastern Region NWS, Bohemia, NY

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30-2:00 p.m.
Tracking Hurricanes and Saharan Dust Storms from Space.
Jason Dunion, NOAA Hurricane Research Division in Miami, FL.

2:00-2:30 p.m.
Application of Geographic Information Systems in the National Weather Service.
Adrienne Leptich, NOAA/National Weather Service, Upton, NY

2:30-3:00 p.m.
The GOES-R Satellite: A New Eye in the Sky.
Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/National Weather Service, Taunton, MA

3:00-3:30 p.m.
Tornado Outbreak
Quincy Vagell, Freelance Meteorologist – Naugatuck, CT.

3:30-3:45 p.m. Break

3:45-4:30 p.m.
Winter 14-15…Will Our Long Standing Ideas Win Out?
Joe D’Aleo, Weatherbell Analytics LLC

4:30-5:00 p.m. Panel Discussion