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Sixth Tri-State Weather Conference Schedule

8:00-8:30

Register, socialize and continental breakfast.

8:30-8:40

Opening remarks

8:40-9:40

Louis W. Uccellini, Director of the National Weather Service (NWS), Silver Spring, MD. Evolving the National Weather Service to Build a Weather-Ready Nation and a Look at the Winter Weather Program

9:40-10:00

Jeffrey Tongue, NOAA/NWS, New York, NY
A Paradigm Change for Meteorological Data.

10:00-10:25

Anthony Praino, I.B.M.
An integrated modeling and observing system for the study of ecology of Lake George in the Jefferson Project.

10:25-10:40

Poster Presenter Comments

10:40-11:05

Morning break

11:05-11:40

Robert Hart. F.S.U.
The diverse roots of our beloved meteorology and the arbitrary definition of hurricane landfall droughts (including the current one!)

11:40-12:25

Quincy Vagell, Freelance Storm chaser.
Storm Chasing: the Dangers and Excitement.

12:30-1:40

Lunch – Student Center Cafeteria

1:40-2:00

Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, NOAA/NWS, Taunton, MA
The 25th Anniversary of Hurricane Bob.

2:00-2:25

Michael Erickson, Weather Prediction Center
New Ways of Displaying Convection Allowing Ensemble Data for WPC Forecasters.

2:25-2:45

Megan Martin, Climate Central.
Communicating Climate Science Through Local Weather.

2:45-3:05

Afternoon break

3:05-3:25

Carlie Buccola, NOAA/NWS, New York, NY
Social Media and High Impact Weather Events: The Good, Bad, and The Ugly

3:25-3:45

Gary Conte, NOAA/NWS, New York, NY
Communicating Risk for Extreme Weather in a Changing Climate.

3:45-4:05

Hayden Frank, NOAA/NWS, Taunton, MA
The August 4th, 2015 Severe Weather Outbreak in Southern New England: Two Rare Significant Events within 12 Hours.

4:05-4:40

Dr. Joseph D'Aleo, Weatherbell
We have seen Some Wild Winters in Recent Years, Will this be another to remember?

4:40-5:00

Panel discussion with speakers.

 

 

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury


Fair
Current Conditions

55.1° F
Feels like N/A°

Wind: 7MPH from the S
Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: 30 in.
Dew Point: N/A° F


Emergency / Weather Alert Information

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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
36° / 59° 34° / 56° 36° / 43° 39° / 54° 33° / 54°